+1 Roman - Sounds like a reasonable approach to declare PL/Perl's ppport.h
file to be exempt.  For tracking purposes, I will file an issue and update
LICENSE file with the exception.

-=e

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 8:09 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> Forking this from the VOTE thread:
>
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 5:17 PM, Ed Espino <esp...@apache.org> wrote:
> > -1 :  The Apache HAWQ incubator project has references to two Apache
> > Category X licenses (Artistic License - licenses/LICENSE-plper.txt:
> >
> >    - JSON 2.27 project (src/include/catalog/JSON
> >    - licenses/LICENSE-json.txt)
> >    - PL/Perl (src/pl/plperl - licenses/LICENSE-plperj.txt)
>
> I see that you already addresses the fact that PL/Perl seems
> to be subject to the exception documented under LEGAL-79.
>
> On top of that, I'd like to add that as it turns out, ASF has never
> formally classified Perl/Artistic license. The most informative
> thread on this can be found at:
>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-64
>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-86
>
> The later one talks specifically about JSON use case as seems
> to be the case for HAWQ.
>
> Given this, I propose that we declare PL/Perl to be exempt (do
> nothing about it). And we refactor JSON out for now.
>
> Sounds reasonable?
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>



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