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From Jonathan Carlson <jcarl...@is.com>
Subject RE: Ant gui tool
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 14:11:03 GMT
>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?


-----Original Message-----
From: Ribeiro, Glauber [mailto:glauber.ribeiro@experian.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 8:58 AM
To: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
Subject: RE: Ant gui tool


And some people still wonder why Microsoft is winning...

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Donald [mailto:pjdonald@cs.latrobe.edu.au]
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 6:57 PM
To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
Subject: Re: Ant gui tool


At 05:07  11/10/00 +0200, you wrote:
> S> Also, does a GPL license create problems?
>
>Yes, huge problems. We couldn't ship it with Ant and you'd violate the
>GPL if you shipped Ant with your stuff. 

Not only that it is a violation if you link to Ant and then distribute it
(regardless of whether you distribute ant or not)

Cheers,

Pete

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