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From Jon Schewe <jpsch...@eggplant.mtu.net>
Subject Re: licensing (was: Ant gui tool)
Date Fri, 20 Oct 2000 13:16:44 GMT
I'm sorry to have brought this whole thing up again, but is there any
incompatibility between LGPL and APL?  And is it possible to do a combination
license GPL/APL?  Would there be any advantage in this?

Peter Donald <pjdonald@cs.latrobe.edu.au> writes:

> >> APL 1.1 is basically 2nd BSD license. When most people refer to BSD they
> >> refer to APL 1.0 or first BSD license that had the "obnoxious licensing
> >> clause"
> >
> >Which obnoxious licensing clause might that be?  Also where may I find the
> APL
> >1.1 and 2nd BSD licenses?  I'm interested for some software that I'm writing
> >as well.
> 
> http://java.apache.org/framework/license.html and
> http://jakarta.apache.org/velocity/license.html 
> 
> are examples of APL 1.1 . The obnoxious licensing clause said you had to
> advertise Apache when ever it is included in a distribution. FSF hates this
> as you end up with long lists of software advertising on boxes. APL 1.0 had
> this. 1.1 has an acknowledgement clause that states somewhere in the
> program you have to acknowledge you use Apache stuff.
> 
> See www.gnu.org for their opinions on licensing. Apache is going to put
> together a similar document at ApacheCon (a couple of weekedns away I
> believe) so  a similar document from another perspective will appear on
> jakarta.apache.org soon.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Pete
> 
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-- 
Jon Schewe | http://eggplant.mtu.net/~jpschewe
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels 
nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any 
powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all 
creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that 
is in Christ Jesus our Lord. - Romans 8:38-39


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