Also, note that all BSD is not created equal.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSD_licenses  Protobuf itself is licensed
under the "New" BSD license, so you might want to clarify which
version he means.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Marco Tedone <marco.ted...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have already talked to dtrott and he confirmed his plugin runs under the 
> BSD license. Time allowing I will attempt to contact him and suggest an 
> official release. In the meantime I'm releasing version 0.0.2.RELEASE of my 
> one.
>
> Regards,
>
> Marco
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregory Kick [mailto:g...@google.com]
> Sent: 21 June 2011 19:28
> To: Marco Tedone
> Cc: Pherl Liu; Protocol Buffers
> Subject: Re: [protobuf] Uploading the maven-protoc-plugin to Maven Central?
>
> I can't seem to find anything about licenses in that code and IANAL anyway.  
> That said, much of that code is derived from my original code, which was 
> under the same license as protobuf anyway.  Might be worth emailing him to 
> make sure that the licensing is what you think it is.
>
> Anyway, I definitely support a community effort to build a better plugin.  
> I'd suggest reaching out to dtrott and discussing collaboration and if you 
> guys want to work on making some version of either plugin "official" then we 
> can get CLAs for you guys and do that.
>
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Marco Tedone <marco.ted...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So, the google maven-protoc plugin has been retired in favour of dtrott one. 
>> I had a look at dtrott plugin and it seems to me unnecessary convoluted. 
>> Additionally it runs under the BSD license, which is not very Enterprise 
>> Friendly.
>>
>> I created my own, which is just a wrapper around protoc and runs under
>> the MIT license *and* is on Maven central:
>> http://repo2.maven.org/maven2/uk/co/jemos/maven/plugins/maven-jemosPro
>> toc-plugin/
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Marco
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gregory Kick [mailto:g...@google.com]
>> Sent: 21 June 2011 18:26
>> To: Pherl Liu
>> Cc: Marco Tedone; Protocol Buffers
>> Subject: Re: [protobuf] Uploading the maven-protoc-plugin to Maven Central?
>>
>> See http://code.google.com/p/protobuf/issues/detail?id=81#c20
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:23 AM, Pherl Liu <liuj...@google.com> wrote:
>>> +Gregory
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Marco Tedone
>>> <marco.ted...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Is there a reason why the plugin hasn't been uploaded to Maven
>>>> Central? If you want I could take ownership of that but then I'd
>>>> have to be the owner of the com.google.protobuf Maven groupId, which
>>>> I don't think is a good idea.
>>>>
>>>> There are already two other maven-protoc-plugin out there, both
>>>> custom and this is causing confusion. I believe people would like to
>>>> see the "Google" maven-protoc-plugin and use that, but in a way is
>>>> easy to use (e.g. available in Maven Central).
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>>>
>>
>>
>>
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