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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: pentaho-aggdesigner vs GPL issues
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:45:07 GMT
In maven without a -SNAPSHOT on it will do as a substitute definition.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Julian Hyde <julian@hydromatic.net> wrote:

> Since the dependency is from a third-party which does not follow the
> Apache release process, the definition of "released" is a grey area.
>
> > On Mar 10, 2015, at 1:32 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > So the dependency should be on the as yet unreleased artifact?
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:36 PM, Julian Hyde <julian@hydromatic.net>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Not yet. But they have told me that they intend to. And I think
> committing
> >> that change to a public repository is a clear indication that they
> intend
> >> to change the license.
> >>
> >> As you can see from comments in
> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CALCITE-605 we still trying to
> >> clarify this.
> >>
> >> Julian
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Mar 10, 2015, at 12:22 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Has that change been released?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Julian Hyde <julian@hydromatic.net>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Pentaho changed the license from GPL to Apache. See
> >>>> https://github.com/pentaho/pentaho-aggdesigner/commit/8009426, made
> by
> >>>> Pentaho's Chief Architect, Will Gorman.
> >>>>
> >>>> Julian
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Mar 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM, Vladimir Sitnikov <
> >>>> sitnikov.vladimir@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Calcite has a runtime dependency on
> >>>>> org.pentaho:pentaho-aggdesigner-algorithm:5.1.5-jhyde
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Juilan,
> >>>>> Can you please clarify what is the source of that artifact?
> >>>>> Is it actually safe under Apache 2 license?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> pentaho-aggdesigner is clearly GPL-2 licensed:
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> https://github.com/pentaho/pentaho-aggdesigner/blob/master/pentaho-aggdesigner-core/gpl-2.0.txt
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I am not an expert in licensing issues, however I think it is not
> >>>>> valid to change project license from GPL to whatever by merely
> >>>>> performing a fork
> >>>>> (
> >>>>
> >>
> https://github.com/julianhyde/pentaho-aggdesigner/commit/c9dd9a057ec5a74eefeee63b3a519aa26c7733e2
> >>>> ).
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> It looks like we should either drop pentaho-aggdesigner dependency,
> or
> >>>>> convince pentaho to enable Apache 2 compatible usage of the artifact
> >>>>> in question.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Regards,
> >>>>> Vladimir Sitnikov
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> >>
>
>

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