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From tobr...@transolutions.net (O'brien, Tim)
Subject RE: Adding public domain code to jakarta-commons
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2003 22:27:24 GMT
This is from http://jade.dautelle.com/,

"This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)."

If the community wanted to "absorb" any pieces of code directly from JADE
we'd have to distribute it under LGPL which has restrictions incompatible
with the Apache License.  Wiki isn't necessarily official content, but there
is a page about this issue here:
http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?Licensing



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rodney Waldhoff [mailto:rwaldhoff@apache.org] 
> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 4:52 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Cc: pmc@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Adding public domain code to jakarta-commons
> 
> 
> Can we ask the author (Jean-Marie Dautelle) to simply donate 
> the code to commons?  Why not make it explict?
> 
> - Rod <http://radio.weblogs.com/0122027/>
> 
> On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> 
> > I came across the following newly available code on the 
> JADE project 
> > site. Parts of this class would make a good fit with [lang] 
> in terms 
> > of numeric handling.
> >
> > http://www.dautelle.com/jade/api/com/dautelle/util/TypeFormat.html
> >
> > The licence for this class is public domain. Can it be cut 
> and pasted 
> > to an Apache licence file without problems?
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> >
> > 
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