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From Fernando Ribeiro <webmas...@fernandoribeiro.eti.br>
Subject Re: Do Apache Camel needs a SAP integration?
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:45:47 GMT
The most important thing here is that the component is published, be it in
camel-extra or in a separate project. Licensing has long prevented
integration products to be as complete as they could. Thanks for sharing.
On Jan 20, 2012 9:01 AM, "Björn Bength" <bjorn.bength@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think GPLv3 software may include Apache licensed software but not
> the other way around.
> however, I think it's ok to use 3 party librarys, but not including or
> distributing with it.
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#transition
>
> LGPL
> The LGPL v2.1 is ineligible from being a Category B license (a
> category that includes the MPL, CPL, EPL, and CDDL) primarily due to
> the restrictions it places on larger works, violating the third
> license criterion. Therefore, LGPL v2.1-licensed works must not be
> included in Apache products, although they may be listed as system
> requirements or distributed elsewhere as optional works.
>
> Björn
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Erker, Carsten
> <Carsten.Erker@akquinet.de> wrote:
> > Hi Christian,
> >
> > yes, a colleague who is Apache member just explained it to me.
> >
> > We are discussing about switching to ASL 2.0 with the next version.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Carsten
> >
> >
> >
> > Am 20.01.2012 um 10:36 schrieb Christian Schneider:
> >
> >> Hi Carsten,
> >>
> >> you migth want to take a look at the Apache license policies:
> >> http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
> >>
> >> LGPL is listed as excluded so it may not be used as a dependency of an
> apache product (as far as I understand).
> >> I am not sure why it can´t be used but I guess some lawyer has helped
> with that policy.
> >>
> >> Christian
> >>
> >>
> >> Am 20.01.2012 09:27, schrieb cerker:
> >>> Björn, thanks a lot for sharing your camel-hibersap component. I only
> just
> >>> started playing around with camel and liked it very much. Now there is
> a
> >>> good reason to take a deeper look.
> >>>
> >>> It's good to hear that Hibersap helped you with your project.
> Regarding the
> >>> license, I think there should be no problems to combine libraries that
> are
> >>> under the Apache license and ones under LGPL (at least in their current
> >>> versions). We initially liked the idea of a copyleft license and LGPL
> is the
> >>> one most widely used. After all, I am not a lawyer and the big
> disadvantage
> >>> of LGPL is that nobody seems to fully understand it and things are
> open to
> >>> interpretation. Anyway, I'll have a talk with some people in my
> company who
> >>> have a deeper understanding of OS licenses and we'll rethink the
> >>> licensing....
> >>>
> >>> If you got any questions feel free to contact me via email or use the
> >>> Hibersap forums or issue tracker on Sourceforge.
> >>>
> >>> Best Regards,
> >>> Carsten
> >>> (Founder of the Hibersap project)
> >>>
> >>> -
> >>
> >> --
> >> Christian Schneider
> >> http://www.liquid-reality.de
> >>
> >> Open Source Architect
> >> Talend Application Integration Division http://www.talend.com
> >>
> >
>

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