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Subject: [MTT devel] Fwd: JpGraph Comment [Other]: Redistributing jpgraph
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-20 07:32:59

Woo hoo! The jpgraph people don't seem to care that we have it in our
publicly-available repository.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: JpGraph <jpgraph_at_[hidden]>
> Date: November 20, 2007 1:52:00 AM EST
> To: jsquyres_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: JpGraph Comment [Other]: Redistributing jpgraph
> Hi,
> Thanks for your mail. I dont think this is a big problem. You are
> keeping
> withing the spirit of the license.
> The clause in the license is only to stop people re-selling the free-
> version
> library (which has actually happened 2 time !!)
> Good luck with your project!
> Rgds
> Johan
> On Monday 19 November 2007 14:32, you wrote:
>> Subject: Redistributing jpgraph
>> Name: Jeff Squyres
>> Greetings. A while ago, I contacted you about using jpgraph in the
>> open
>> source project Open MPI ( You told us that this
>> was
>> fine, even though several commercial entities are involved in the
>> Open MPI
>> project.
>> Since then, we\'ve been using jpgraph and it\'s been great (see
>> However, I think we made a mistake; we just
>> realized this last week but were on travel and could not notify you
>> before
>> this morning: we have jpgraph in our Subversion repository which is
>> available for public/read-only access. This, quite accidentally,
>> implies
>> that we are distributing jpgraph. We certainly did not intend to,
>> nor do
>> we intend to include jpgraph in tarballs that we distribute (we just
>> noticed this problem because we\'re just now making distribution
>> tarballs
>> of our testing/graphing package -- a sub-project of Open MPI).
>> Our question to you: is it ok for jpgraph to be in our Subversion
>> repository, or would you prefer that we remove it from our Subversion
>> repository? Additionally, if you require us to remove it, is it
>> acceptable
>> that jpgraph is available in our Subversion history, or do you need
>> us to
>> scrub the history so that it is not available at all from our
>> repository?
>> The \"scrubbing\" procedure is actually fairly painful, but it
>> could be
>> done if you need it.
>> Please let us know; many thanks.

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems