Re: [gembud] GEMPAK binary builds and revision control

Speaking of AWIPS II, Are we still looking at a 3/15/10 completion date? I
haven't noticed any updates on the site in a while...

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 5:15 PM, daryl herzmann <akrherz@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> Thanks for the response to my rant.  Unfortunately, this paragraph was
> difficult to take:
>  - We have contacted NCEP about providing access to the source code in a
>>  repository fashion.  Currently, Unidata does not have the rights to
>>  distribute the software in this fashion.  NCEP requires us to have
>>  users register to download the software.  If we are able to set up a
>>  repository access, we will be looking for some experienced community
>>  members to vet any changes before they are committed to the
>>  repository.
> Where is this restriction included in the source code we download?  What
> exact license is GEMPAK under?  If this is correct, any of us downloading
> users are not permitted to redistribute the source code either?  Did NCEP
> invite some sort of new open source license I am not aware of?  Does this
> NCEP license violate the licenses of any of those packages in extlibs?
> If somebody in the community put GEMPAK on Github, we'd get a takedown
> notice?
> daryl
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