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From Giacomo Pati <giac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hibernat2 block
Date Sat, 19 Apr 2003 20:37:27 GMT
On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> on 4/19/03 4:25 PM Giacomo Pati wrote:
>
>
> > On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Giacomo Pati wrote:
> >
> >
> > <snip/>
> >
> >>>Anybody intressted in this? Can I donnate and add a block for it?
> >>>
> >>
> >>This looks very cool, but... Hibernate is LGPL, and as such cannot go
> >>into an Apache repository :-(
> >
> >
> > I know, I thought this is what the mock classes are for, right?
>
> Yeah, well, too bad the LGPL is viral to those mock classes since they
> are *derivative work* or the originals and they can't be placed under an
> apache license without violating it.
>
> So, the stall is:
>
>  1) the ASF doesn't want *GPL code in CVS (expecially for java where
> there is no clear definition of 'library')
>
>  2) *GPL code doesn't allow *any* kind of modification or derivative
> work to happen in a non-GPL license.

3) convince the Hibernate team to change license?

>
> result: we'll have to ship those blocks from outside the ASF. and I
> think cocoondev.org makes perfect sense for those things.
>
>

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