[openstack-dev] [tc] License for specs repo

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Mon May 9 08:54:52 UTC 2016

Ben Swartzlander wrote:
> On 05/05/2016 04:01 PM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>> Ben,
>> Have you seen this yet?
>> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/legal-discuss/2014-March/000201.html
>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Governance/Foundation/15Oct2012BoardMinutes#Approval_of_the_CCBY_License_for_Documentation.
> No I hadn't seen this. It's helpful to know that there is official
> support from the board for using the CCBY license but it's unclear what
> that's supposed to look like, since I can't find a single project that's
> converted their whole specs repo to the new license.
> My confusion comes from how to handle the existing Apache 2.0 stuff in
> the cookie cutter. I can't just drop the Apache 2.0 license... The only
> obvious path forward is to create a gross mess like the existing specs
> repos have where there's a mix of the 2 licenses and it's not clear
> which license applies to what.

Looks like a question/discussion for the legal-discuss ML.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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