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Re: Defining Hadoop Compatibility -revisiting-

On May 13, 2011, at 1:53 AM, Doug Cutting wrote:
> Here "certified" is probably just intended to mean that the software
> uses a "certified" open source license, e.g., listed at
> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/.  However they should say that this
> "includes" or "contains" the various Apache products, not that it "is" them.

If it has a modified version of Hadoop (i.e., not an actual Apache release or patches which have never been committed to trunk), are they allowed to say "includes Apache Hadoop"?  At what point is it not Apache Hadoop?