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From "James Cook" <>
Subject RE: Jakarta PMC Meeting Agenda / Info
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2001 21:14:15 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Stevens []
> Note: It wouldn't be called "Ant" then as the license does not
> allow you to use the name.

But it would be, if the Apache Group released the rights to the name.

> Also, at *any* point, it is fully your right to fork the code
> that currently composes Ant over to sourceforge.

I suppose that you are just offering that little tidbit for informations
sake. I was suggesting that a discussion should take place to move *Ant* out
of Apache. This would be in the spirit of Duncan's "it's time for it to
breathe on its own and not under the Jakarta project where it can be

> Make Ant whatever you want it to be.

I have no desire to fork Ant. I want to present the committers of Ant 2.0
with some new and fresh ideas with a design that is a little bit more
radical than the one they are currently considering.


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