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

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Thu Jun 12 08:53:47 UTC 2008


Ivan (CCed) can provide more details, but my understanding is that we need
to have that copyright if we want to change licenses (like we just did for
ESAPI and others)

Dinis

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 2:58 AM, Jeff Williams <
jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:

>  Did he give a reason for wanting this?  What is it that we can't do?
>
>
>
> --Jeff
>
>
>
> *From:* Dinis Cruz [mailto:dinis at ddplus.net]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 11, 2008 7:49 PM
> *To:* Jeff Williams
> *Cc:* OWASP Foundation Board List
> *Subject:* (now on Copyright (to just the owasp-board)) Re:
> [Owasp-leaders] Licensing: Enterprise Security API
>
>
>
> 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
>
> Dinis
>
> 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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