[torquedev] Beta Update

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Jan 16 11:38:54 MST 2012


Dominique,

We are still waiting to hear from counsel. In the mean time the intent of the license is to make torque open and free.

Ken

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dominique Belhachemi" <domibel at cs.tu-berlin.de>
> To: "Torque Developers mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 11:30:08 AM
> Subject: Re: [torquedev] Beta Update
> 
> Ken,
> 
> Did you receive any news from your legal counsel?
> 
> He should also double-check the copyright violation of the PBS
> license
> itself. You lawyer is not allowed to remove/replace the copyright
> notice
> in the license file.
> 
> http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html
> 
> -Dominique
> 
> 
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Ken Nielson wrote:
> 
> > Dominique,
> >
> > The copyright at the top of the License is for the document itself.
> > It does not apply to the code. This copyright of the document is
> > owned by Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc. Moab is mentioned as
> > a courtesy to users of TORQUE to let Moab users know they have an
> > alternative resource for support other than the mailing list. This
> > is similarly done in the previous license document provided by
> > Veridian Information Solutions, Inc.
> >
> > As to who owns any other copyrights I will need to get
> > clarification. I will let you know what I find out from our legal
> > counsel.
> >
> > Ken
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Dominique Belhachemi" <domibel at cs.tu-berlin.de>
> >> To: "Torque Developers mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
> >> Cc: torquedev at adaptivecomputing.com,
> >> torqueusers at adaptivecomputing.com
> >> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 8:12:58 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [torquedev] Beta Update
> >>
> >>
> >> Ken,
> >>
> >> Who owns what copyright?
> >>
> >> Why is the changed PBS license mentioning MOAB?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >> -Dominique
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, 6 Jan 2012, Ken Nielson wrote:
> >>
> >>> Dominique,
> >>>
> >>> Our attorney is the one who edited this license. Again the only
> >>> things that have changed are the removal of two expired
> >>> provisions
> >>> which prevented the commercial distribution of TORQUE prior to
> >>> December 31, 2001 and an update to the the contact information.
> >>>
> >>> Users are not in jeopardy of violating the PBS License agreement
> >>> because of these clarifications. In spite of the editing work
> >>> done
> >>> the license has not changed.
> >>>
> >>> Ken Nielson
> >>> Adaptive Computing
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>> From: "Dominique Belhachemi" <domibel at cs.tu-berlin.de>
> >>>> To: "David Beer" <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>, "Torque
> >>>> Developers
> >>>> mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
> >>>> Cc: torquedev at adaptivecomputing.com,
> >>>> torqueusers at adaptivecomputing.com
> >>>> Sent: Friday, January 6, 2012 11:48:11 AM
> >>>> Subject: Re: [torquedev] Beta Update
> >>>>
> >>>> There are still two license files included:
> >>>>
> >>>>     torque-4.0.0/contrib/PBS_License_2.3.txt
> >>>>     torque-4.0.0/PBS_License.txt
> >>>>
> >>>> Please revert all the license changes you made so far. Customers
> >>>> might
> >>>> loose the right to use torque if they violate the original
> >>>> license.
> >>>>
> >>>> The same applies to 2.5.x and 3.x versions.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks
> >>>> -Dominique
> >>>>
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