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From Paul Lindner <lind...@inuus.com>
Subject Re: [osgs] OpenSocial License and Copyright claims?
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:20:49 GMT
I believe that the supporting documentation you're looking for is here:


Note that the original specification was distributed as javascript which
was translated into jsdoc and published, which is why you see the mention

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Ate Douma <ate@douma.nu> wrote:

> Hi,
> For Apache Shindig and Apache Rave (Incubating) I'm currently reviewing
> and backtracking our legal obligations with respect to (re)distribution of
> copyright, notice and license claims, and in this case concerning the
> OpenSocial specification usage.
> As Apache projects, we're providing and distribute our releases under the
> Apache 2.0 license (obviously) which requires us (section 4.c) to retain
> "all copyright, patent, trademark, and attribution notices from the Source
> form of the Work".
> The OpenSocial spec as hosted on http://code.google.com/p/**
> opensocial-resources <http://code.google.com/p/opensocial-resources>carries (only)
the Apache 2.0 License, but nowhere is there any mentioning
> of copyright, patent, trademark or any other attribution notices. At least
> none that I can find.
> And I can't find anything of that kind either on
> http://docs.opensocial.org
> I can assume the OpenSocial Foundation does (or should want to) claim some
> form of copyright on the specification, but without that being made
> explicit *somewhere* (preferably then at least in context of the
> specification sources), it is impossible for us to 'do the right thing'.
> Right now, Apache Shindig does carry a license [1] which claims copyright
> by the OpenSocial Foundation (c) 2009, but I have no way of verifying if
> that is (still) correct or even valid as such.
> I'm not sure this is the right channel to request input on this, or if
> opensocial-board@googlegroups.**com <opensocial-board@googlegroups.com>would be
better suited.
> If so please let me know and I'll move my request for input there then.
> Kind regards,
> Ate Douma
> Apache Rave PMC member
> [1] https://svn.apache.org/repos/**asf/shindig/trunk/LICENSE<https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/shindig/trunk/LICENSE>
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