[Owasp-board] (now on Copyright (to just the owasp-board)) Re: [Owasp-leaders] Licensing: Enterprise Security API

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Wed Jun 11 23:48:41 UTC 2008

Hey Jeff one question Ivan raised in Belgium was the issue of the copyright
of OWASP tools.

He feels that we should make sure OWASP is assigned the copyright of the
code produced.

I can't see this working for all projects, but it would maybe make sense to
do it at least for the Release Quality ones


On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Jeff Williams <
jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:

>  Hi – you're not the first.  So I have *already* made it new BSD license
> specifically to respond to a request from Oracle. Hopefully this meets your
> needs.  Call me if you need an update.
> --Jeff
> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *McGovern, James F
> (HTSC, IT)
> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:13 AM
> *To:* owasp-esapi at lists.owasp.org
> *Cc:* OWASP Leaders
> *Subject:* [Owasp-leaders] Licensing: Enterprise Security API
> I want to rip my hair out. I wanted to incorporate the OWASP Enterprise
> Security API into a large project I am working on but can't because folks in
> legal don't like LGPL. What would it take for this to be published under
> Apache 2.0, MIT or some other educational like license?
> James McGovern
> OWASP Hartford Chapter Leader
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Hartford
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