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From Holden Karau <hol...@pigscanfly.ca>
Subject Re: Copyright Infringment
Date Sat, 25 Apr 2020 18:32:30 GMT
Glad it makes sense now :)

On Sat, Apr 25, 2020 at 11:25 AM Som Lima <somplasticllc@gmail.com> wrote:

> The statement in the book makes sense now. It is based on the premise as
> detailed in paragraph 1).
>
> *unless your are reproducing significant portion of the code. *
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> On Sat, 25 Apr 2020, 17:11 Holden Karau, <holden@pigscanfly.ca> wrote:
>
>> I’m one of the authors.
>>
>> I think you’ve misunderstood the licenses here, but I am not a lawyer.
>> This is not legal advice but my understanding is:
>>
>> 1) Spark is Apache licensed so code your make using Spark doesn’t need to
>> be open source (it’s not GPL)
>>
>> 2) If you want to use examples from the book and you aren’t using a
>> substantial portion of the code from the book go for it. If you are using a
>> substantial portion of the code please talk to O’Reilly (the publisher) for
>> permission.
>> If you look at the book’s example repo you can find information about the
>> license the individual examples are available under, most are Apache
>> licensed but some components examples are GPL licensed.
>>
>> I hope this helps and your able to use the examples in the book to get
>> your job done and thanks for reading the book.
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 25, 2020 at 8:48 AM Som Lima <somplasticllc@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> The text is very clear on the issue of copyright infringement. Ask
>>> permission or you are committing an unlawful act.
>>>
>>> The words "significant portion" has not been quantified.
>>>
>>> So I have nothing to ask of the authors except may be to quantify.
>>> Quantification is a secondary issue.
>>>
>>> My reading of the text is that it applies to any spark user and not just
>>> me personally.
>>>
>>> The authors need to make clear to all spark users whether copyright
>>> infringement was their intent or not.
>>>
>>> The authors need to make clear to all spark users why should any
>>> development team share their Use Case in order  avoid  falling on the
>>> wrong side
>>> of copyright infringement claims.
>>>
>>> I understand  you are also  a named author of a book on Apache usage.
>>>
>>> Perhaps you can share with us from your expertise  the need or your
>>> motivation  for the addendum to the Apache Spark online usage documents.
>>>
>>> Let me rephrase my question.
>>>
>>> Does any Spark User feel as I do this text is a violation of Apache
>>> foundation's  free licence agreement  ?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, 25 Apr 2020, 16:18 Sean Owen, <srowen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> You'll want to ask the authors directly ; the book is not produced by
>>>> the project itself, so can't answer here.
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Apr 25, 2020, 8:42 AM Som Lima <somplasticllc@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> At the risk of being removed from the emailing I would like a
>>>>> clarification because I do not want  to commit an unlawful act.
>>>>> Can you please clarify if I would be infringing copyright due to this
>>>>> text.
>>>>> *Book:  High Performance Spark *
>>>>> *authors: holden Karau Rachel Warren.*
>>>>> *page xii:*
>>>>>
>>>>> * This book is here to help you get your job done ... If for example
>>>>> code is offered with this book, you may use it in your programs and
>>>>> documentation. You do not need to contact us for permission unless your
are
>>>>> reproducing significant portion of the code. *
>>>>>
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