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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: (Re)Licensing question
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2006 21:16:17 GMT
hepabolu wrote:
> Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>> In the second, those changes will be in the hands of the distributor  
>> (and thus GPLed). There are two options, either the copyright of  
>> those changes is transfered to the ASF by the distributor (and then  
>> we'll follows what's described above) or they'll have to maintain  
>> those patches themselves as we're not going to include GPL licensed  
>> code in our repository...
> So this means it could become a Cocoon fork and there's nothing we can 
> do about it?

We can't take code that we don't own and that is licensed by some other 
license and relicense it under different terms.

But the apache license states that *if* you contribute anything back, 
then this would be apache licensed if you don't say anything else.

But this has very little to do with the license incompatibility problem.

>> I hope this clears it a little bit...
> a bit yes. ;-)
> Bye, Helma


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