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From mkenn...@hssinc.com (Matthew Kennedy)
Subject Re: Ant gui tool
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 14:53:24 GMT


Peter Donald wrote:
> 
> At 09:11  12/10/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >>Yes, huge problems. We couldn't ship it with Ant and you'd violate the
> >>GPL if you shipped Ant with your stuff.
> >
> >Then how can jBoss (which is GPL) use the Tomcat server which is APL?
> 
> Illegallly. What they are doing is illegal. Every developer that
> contributes to that project is potentially able to be put behind bars. In
> my country (Australia) they can quite easily be put behind bars for 10
> years and I assume the same in US. They are currently revising licensing
> terms I believe.

Don't get off your bike... I don't believe jBoss is using any Tomcat
code. Last I upgraded my jBoss, they were not even packaging Tomcat with
it. Off course, jBoss.org does have some directions on how to better
integrate Tomcat and jBoss, but that's all.

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