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From "James Duncan Davidson" <dun...@x180.com>
Subject Re: JavaCVS with compatable license ????
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2000 00:07:55 GMT
on 8/1/00 8:11 AM, Patrick Beard at beard@netscape.com wrote:

> At 5:42 PM +0200 8/1/2000, Jesse Glick wrote:
>> Peter Donald wrote:
>>> has any one looked at cvs client at http://javacvs.netbeans.org and do you
>>> know if licensing is compatable with apache stuff ???
>> 
>> I believe it is...at least, NetBeans is using some Apache stuff (regexp)
>> and a diligent team of Sun lawyers has seen no problem with that,
>> hopefully the reverse is also true.

The ASF board would have to make a ruling on that I think since we don't
have a known way that the SPL (basically MPL) and ASF license interact. It's
totally clear that they can use our code. But going the other way is
something I'm not sure of. I'll be asking and replying.

.duncan


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