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From "Mike Kienenberger" <>
Subject Re: DataViews - Proposal - move to sourceforge!
Date Sat, 03 Nov 2007 17:23:30 GMT
There's nothing stopping you from forking a branch of DataViews.

However, you cannot change the license to LGPL.

On 11/3/07, Demetrios Kyriakis <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the Cayenne team is not very interested in DataViews, but many users
> are, the most simple solution to me looks to move DataViews to a place where
> users can contribute much easier.
> Because of it's "patch" based contribution restriction, and especially of
> the long list of incompatible "licenses", I'm not sure if is the
> best place to get help from users with as few as possible "barriers".
> Also an important step would be to switch the license from Apache to LGPL.
> It seems that the Apache license is not too GUI friendly: just looks how few
> projects on have GUI's and how many good GUI oriented libraries
> or tools are LGPL.
> Any other ideas on what could be done to re-invigorate DataViews?
> Thank you,
> Demetrios.
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