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Kenneth

On 04/10/2018 05:39 PM, Matt Post wrote:
> Liling—Would it work to get the permission of just those people who are
> in the commit log of the specific scripts you want to port?
> 
> matt (from my phone)
> 
> Le 10 avr. 2018 à 18:19, liling tan <alvati...@gmail.com
> <mailto:alvati...@gmail.com>> a écrit :
> 
>> Got it. 
>>
>> So I think we'll just remove the MosesTokenizer and MosesDetokenizer
>> function from NLTK and maybe create a PR to put it in
>> mosesdecoder/scripts/tokenizer 
>>
>> Thank you for the clarification!
>> Liling
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:17 AM, Hieu Hoang <hieuho...@gmail.com
>> <mailto:hieuho...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Still the same problem - everyone owns Moses so you need
>>     everyone's permission, not just mine. So no
>>
>>     Hieu Hoang
>>     http://moses-smt.org/
>>
>>
>>     On 10 April 2018 at 17:13, liling tan <alvati...@gmail.com
>>     <mailto:alvati...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         I understand. 
>>
>>         Could we have permission that it's okay to derive work from
>>         Moses with respect to the (de-)tokenizer and possibly other
>>         scripts under an MIT/Apache tool? 
>>
>>         Legally it's a restriction but I think for what's it worth,
>>         having mutual agreement between the OSS is sufficient to still
>>         keep any port of LGPL work until someone starts to enforce
>>         legal actions and I think it's safe to back off to taking down
>>         these functionalities in the Apache/MIT code. 
>>
>>         Regards,
>>         Liling
>>
>>         On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:09 AM, Hieu Hoang
>>         <hieuho...@gmail.com <mailto:hieuho...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>             we can't change the license, or dual license it, without
>>             the agreement of everyone who's contributed to Moses. Too
>>             much work
>>
>>             Hieu Hoang
>>             http://moses-smt.org/
>>
>>
>>             On 10 April 2018 at 15:47, liling tan <alvati...@gmail.com
>>             <mailto:alvati...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>                 Dear Moses Dev,
>>
>>                 NLTK has a Python port of the word tokenizer in Moses.
>>                 The tokenizer works well in Python and create a good
>>                 synergy to bridge Python users to the code that Moses
>>                 developers have spent years to hone. 
>>
>>                 But it seemed to have hit a wall with some licensing
>>                 issues. https://github.com/nltk/nltk/issues/2000
>>                 <https://github.com/nltk/nltk/issues/2000> 
>>
>>                 General port of LGPL code is considered derivative and
>>                 is incompatible with Apache or MIT license. I
>>                 understand that LGPL keeps derivative from being
>>                 proprietary but it's a little less permissive than
>>                 non-copyleft license like Apache and MIT licenses. 
>>
>>                 Note that this licensing issue might also affect
>>                 Marian which is MIT license and also incompatible with
>>                 LGPL so although technically users can chain the code
>>                 from different libraries, but Marian couldn't have any
>>                 dependencies on the Moses components. (But we know do
>>                 know that none of our models built with Marian would
>>                 work without the Moses tokenizer which is in LGPL). 
>>
>>                 Would there be a possibility to dual license the Moses
>>                 repository with LGPL and Apache/BSD/MIT license. I'm
>>                 not sure whether it's allowed to have dual licenses
>>                 with LGPL and Apache/BSD/MIT license though. Might
>>                 have to check with some proper legal personnel though.
>>
>>                 If dual license is not possible would it be possible
>>                 relicense the code under BSD/Apache/MIT license? That
>>                 way it's more permissive for derivatiive work?
>>
>>                 I think the last scenario is for NLTK to drop the
>>                 Python port of Moses code entirely from Apache license
>>                 repository but I think that'll remove the synergy
>>                 between various OSS. 
>>
>>                 Hope to hear from Moses devs soon!
>>
>>                 Regards,
>>                 Liling
>>
>>
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