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From Leo Simons <leosim...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Vote] (broken) SSH AltRMI transport moves to SourceForge
Date Sat, 08 Feb 2003 13:40:09 GMT
Paul Hammant wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> Right or wrong, we have policy from the board concerning use of LGPL. 
> That policy essentially say that we cannot import a LGPL class/interface 
> an Apache class or interface.
> There is an unused SSH transport in AltRMI that uses a third party LGPL 
> library from jcraft. 
> My proposition is that the ten or so classes that deliver this are moved 
> to SourceForge and relicensed as LGPL (as well as being renamed to 
> respect the Apache/Avalon name).  The relicense is proposed as the 
> implication of the policy on LGPL is that the classes using it must be 
> flawed if they are Apache licensed.  By moving to SourceForge and 
> licensing as LGPL, we are stating that the extensions to AltRMI are no 
> the legal responsibility of Apache.  This change in no way affects 
> AltRMI itself.  Nothing from that new project will be used by AltRMI or 
> distributed with.
> 
> My Vote = +1

non-binding +1 (I guess AltRMI is now part of incubator, innit?)

- Leo



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