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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@zenplex.com>
Subject Re: [Graph2] nsUML license problem
Date Wed, 05 Feb 2003 19:44:32 GMT
On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 14:11, David Dixon-Peugh wrote:
> The nsUML stuff isn't central to the Graph package.
> 
> Indeed it might be better off if it isn't included
> in the Jars.  I can see taking some of the domain
> packages and distributing them separately.
> 
> (Its doubtful that many people need to convert
> statecharts from UML into Graphs for manipulation.)

These are the kinds of things that shouldn't be necessary though. It's
in there because it was serving a purpose and needs to be removed
because of bureaucratic nonsense. It just doesn't sit well.

> DDP
> 
> --- Jason van Zyl <jason@zenplex.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 12:32, Morgan Delagrange
> > wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > > 
> > > If you follow the community list, it sounds like
> > the
> > > board is coming down on libraries that distribute
> > or
> > > link to LGPL software.  Unfortunately, graph2 is
> > one
> > > of those libraries, by way of the nsUML license:
> > > 
> > >   http://nsuml.sourceforge.net
> > > 
> > > The choices seem to be:
> > > 
> > >   1) Convince nsUML to redistribute under a new
> > > license
> > >   2) Remove nsUML from graph
> > > 
> > > Does anyone want to volunteer for the first
> > option? 
> > > If not, we're stuck with option number two.
> > 
> > Or I'll just move it to werken.com. This is just
> > ridiculous. We can't
> > make everyone on the face of planet switch licenses
> > over night. I _hate_
> > _hate_ _hate_ GPL licenses but no one has time to
> > try to convert
> > everyone, and some won't, so what do we do? Negate a
> > whole universe of
> > software already written. It's just so stupid.
> > 
> > > - Morgan
> > > 
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Jason van Zyl
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http://tambora.zenplex.org

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