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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: copyright question
Date Sun, 08 Feb 2009 14:05:54 GMT
It is ok to check it into Apache IFF the copyright holder has granted us a 
license to use the copyrighted material, under the Apache license 
(preferred) or a compatible license.

Does the spec grant a license to the XSDs as well? If not we'll have to go 
thru the pain of getting the license properly.


Kurt T Stam wrote:
> A lot of specifications defined APIs in the form of WSDLs or XSDs. For 
> example the uddi policy api is defined as:
> The header of this particular file says:
> <!--
>    Copyright (c) 2000-2002 by Accenture, Ariba, Inc., Commerce One, Inc.
>    Fujitsu Limited, Hewlett-Packard Company, i2 Technologies, Inc.,
>    Intel Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation,    
> Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, SAP AG, Sun Microsystems, Inc.,
>    and VeriSign, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
>      Copyright (c) OASIS Open 2002-2004. All Rights Reserved.
>    -->
> 1. Is it ok to check these files in on an Apache project?
> 2. Is is ok to redistribute them?
> This issue must have come up before, but I could not find anything on 
> our site. However if you know where I can read up more about this I'd 
> love to hear from you.
> Thx,
> --Kurt
> Kurt T Stam

Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;


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