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task #14832: Submission of Megatest

Submitted by:  Matthew Welland <kiatoa>
Submitted on:  Mon 29 Jan 2018 07:30:54 PM UTC  
 
Should Start On: Mon 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 AM UTCShould be Finished on: Thu 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category: Project ApprovalPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: CancelledPrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 0%Assigned to: Ineiev <ineiev>
Open/Closed: ClosedEffort: 0.00

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Mon 19 Feb 2018 07:45:47 PM UTC, comment #8:

The current author/maintainer of nanomsg, gdamore, made the following comment:
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I can see that the problem is that the "trademark" statement is in the actual license text, and that may be what is upsetting. (Martin did that with nanomsg. I never place trademark information in license files -- that information belongs on printed matter where the name is actually used. So, if you look at nng, I think you will find that it does not include the trademark notice on anything except some of the documentation files.)

I would be amenable to ripping off the trademark statement from the license statements. At present I own the trademark, so I think it would be ok for me to make that decision, even for files that Martin originally authored.

If the savannah people have more questions about this, or advice on how to proceed, please let me know. My main goal in the licensing is to make sure that there are as few barriers to use of nanomsg and nng as possible, and if this trademark statement is creating a barrier, that was assuredly never the intent.
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Please let me know what I can pass back to gdamore regarding addressing your concerns about the trademark of nanomsg.

Thanks.

Matthew Welland <kiatoa>
Mon 19 Feb 2018 06:43:35 PM UTC, comment #7:

Hi Ineiev,

I posted a request to the nanomsg team requesting that they clarify the use of the trademark. The author of the code has requested clarification. You can see the discussion here: https://github.com/nanomsg/nng/issues/239

I will cross-post the URLs to these two discussion threads in the hope of converging on a good solution.

Thanks for your patience in this.

Matthew Welland <kiatoa>
Mon 19 Feb 2018 05:23:33 PM UTC, comment #6:

Unfortunately, I've never programmed any low-level networking, so I hardly can suggest a replacement for nanomsg.

I see no point in re-opening this submission until all issues are resolved.

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Mon 19 Feb 2018 04:13:33 PM UTC, comment #5:

Adding tar of Megatest code with licence headers fixed and updated COPYING file.

(file #43361)

Matthew Welland <kiatoa>
Mon 19 Feb 2018 04:45:36 AM UTC, comment #4:

Sorry, I have made most of the changes (still a little more cleanup to do). Please consider reopening this, I'll be ready in a few days (very busy with the day job!). Can you suggest an alternative to nanomsg? It does seem that the nanomsg project has had some troubles.

Matthew Welland <kiatoa>
Mon 12 Feb 2018 08:54:31 AM UTC, comment #3:

No response; cancelling

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun 04 Feb 2018 03:08:28 PM UTC, comment #2:

If there is no further interest, I'll cancel your submission.

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 30 Jan 2018 10:24:40 AM UTC, comment #1:

Hello, Matthew!

There is some concern about nanomsg: its license text says its name is trademarked, without stating a trademark policy. Trademarks may render software proprietary.

Then, your license messages are not quite unambiguous, please use the form recommended in the GPL HowTo; also, please make sure that all copyrightable files in your tarball have valid copyright and license notice.

By the way, if you actually submit a tarball rather than an URL of a web interface to your VCS, it will make evaluation much easier.

Thank you!

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Mon 29 Jan 2018 07:30:54 PM UTC, original submission:

A new project has been registered at Savannah
This project account will remain inactive until a site admin approves
or discards the registration.

Registration Administration

While this item will be useful to track the registration process,
approving or discarding the registration must be done using the specific Group Administration page, accessible only to site administrators,
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Registration Details

  • Name: Megatest
  • System Name: megatest
  • Type: non-GNU software and documentation
  • License: GNU General Public License v2 or later

Description:

Megatest is a command-line, gui and web system for running and controlling large regression, functional testsuites and or general automation.

Megatest is written in Chicken Scheme and is actively in use inside a large computer hardware company to run 1000's of tests, 1000's of runs in a large compute farm. Megatest does not need a central database and can be considered to be distributed. All configuration is done in plain text files.

Other Software Required:

Chicken Scheme, BSD: https://www.call-cc.org/
IUP, MIT: http://webserver2.tecgraf.puc-rio.br/iup/
nanomsg, MIT: http://nanomsg.org/
sqlite3, public domain: https://www.sqlite.org

Tarball URL:

http://www.kiatoa.com/fossils/megatest?r=v1.65

Matthew Welland <kiatoa>

 

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file #43361:  megatest.tar.gz added by kiatoa (1MiB - application/gzip - Megatest submission with requested fixes to license headers fixed.)

 

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    Mon 12 Feb 2018 08:54:31 AM UTCineievStatusIn Progress=>Cancelled
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