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From "David Reid" <da...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/build jlibtool.c
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2004 16:27:02 GMT
> --On Tuesday, June 29, 2004 3:31 PM +0200 "Roy T. Fielding"
> <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello?  What makes you think you can do that?  Aside from having the
> > wrong license, you don't have the right to commit Justin's code unless
> > he tells you to do so on the public mailing list.  You should ask him
> > to do the commit himself, since that makes it a donation by the author
> > rather than a copy by someone else.
> >
> > -1 to that commit.  +1 to Justin fixing the license and committing
> > the code.
>
> Wow.  Yah.  Why did this get committed?  And why now?  Was there a
particular
> reason that you wanted this?  I'm fairly sure that there wasn't a
discussion
> about this on dev@apr.  So where did this review happen?  *scratches head*

Sums up my own reaction.

> I'm not totally against relicensing and committing it, but especially so
close
> to APR 1.0, I'd at least like to know why now.  I believe in the past the
> feeling was that jlibtool should not be in the tree - Jeff and several
others
> have their own libtool replacements, so, at the last ApacheCon, we had
> discussed taking a real effort and support all of them.  *shrug*  -- 
justin

Actually I wasn't going to tag this for 1.0 anyways for the exact reasons
you state.

david


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