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From Ron Blaschke <>
Subject Re: [convert] Type Conversion Library
Date Thu, 11 Nov 2004 09:45:19 GMT
Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 11:56:04 PM, robert burrell donkin wrote:
> On 10 Nov 2004, at 22:46, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
>> This is a legal question, and most of us aren't very good at those ;-(
>> I believe that if your new work is derived directly from the original
>> source
>> you gave to the ASF, and is not derived from any later additions made
>> whilst
>> part of [convert], then the code is still just yours to do as your 
>> wish. But

> this is also my understanding (again, though, IANAL). if this isn't 
> good enough for you, then probably general at jakarta would be a better
> place to raise this issue. maybe a member or henri will be able to give
> you a more definitive answer...

> of course, the derived contributions are also be built on providing 
> that you abide by the terms of the ASL2.0 (which aren't very onerous).

Thanks for your responses.  I'm planning to distribute it under der
Apache License as well, so I hope there are little or no issues.

What I don't know is if you guys would be interested in the library as
part of commons.


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