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From "Vadim Gritsenko" <vadim.gritse...@verizon.net>
Subject RE: Everywhere licences
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2002 20:57:45 GMT
> From: Theodore W. Leung [mailto:twleung@sauria.com]
> 
> As I recall, Dirk was the one who suggested licenses next to the jar
> files -- this is what all the other XML projects are doing.
> 
> FOP did not resolve their license issue with Jimi -- they decided to
put
> a "go here and download Jimi from Sun" readme file in.
> 
> Also, you guys still have an issue with Jisp, because the license only
> covers source distribution, not binary -- kind of like djb's Qmail
> license.

We already have been there. Recently. Please see attached email. And:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=101506013000870&w=2

Regards,
Vadim

> 
> Ted
> 
> On Wed, 2002-03-13 at 05:01, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > > Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > why do we have all these licences in different places, most (all?)
> > > of them are in the legal directory, but some are also(!) in the
> > > lib/core and lib/optional directory.
> > >
> > > And some are even misnamed (we have xalan 2.2.0 licence, but
> > > xalan 2.3.1 jar; same with xerces etc.)
> > >
> > > Can we sort this out?
> >
> > "Morrison, John" wrote:
> > >
> > > A higher authority spoke.
> > >
> > > Can't remember who put them in, but I didn't recognise the
username.
> > > Check the CVS history.
> >
> > Ted Leung did, on behalf of the XML PMC.
> >
> > But I completely agree with Carsten: dear PMC, please, tell us: is
it
> > fine to have *all* the legal stuff in the /legal directory instead
of
> > having it intermixed with the rest of the jars and such?
> >
> > Can we go ahead and remove those licenses in /lib and just go on on
> > /legal as we have been doing in the past?
> >
> > Moreover: did the FOP project resolve the issue with the JIMI
library
> > which is currently the only one we have legal problems with?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > --
> > Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
> >                           able to give birth to a dancing star.
> > <stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
> > --------------------------------------------------------------------


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