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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Promote vfs-cift out of sandbox?
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:50:15 GMT
On Jul 18, 2012, at 9:37, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 18 July 2012 13:28, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 7:53 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 18 July 2012 12:49, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Ideally:
>>>>
>>>> - Implement the test case such that it starts and stops an embedded Samba
>>>> server, like other tests do (see HTTP, FTP, and so on.) This will require
>>>> using someone's Smb server.
>>>>
>>>> Once that is in place:
>>>>
>>>> - Migrate to the current version of JCIFS.
>>>
>>> JCIFS is LGPL, so is that permissible?
>>>
>>
>>
>> It's not OK to distribute but OK to depend on?
>>
>> "The LGPL v2.1 is ineligible from being a Category B
>> license<http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#category-b>(a category
>> that includes the MPL, CPL, EPL, and CDDL) primarily due to the
>> restrictions it places on larger works, violating the third license
>> criterion <http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#criterion3>. Therefore,
>> LGPL v2.1-licensed works must not be included in Apache products, although
>> they may be listed as system
>> requirements<http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#options-systemrequirements>or
>> distributed elsewhere as optional
>> works <http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#options-optional>." from
>> www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>>
>> Can the above be read as follows for VFS and JCIFS: you cannot copy the
>> JCIFS jar into VFS (which we do not) but the VFS POM can point to it (which
>> we do).
>
> The above document is only proposed, not actual policy.
>
> The following is the resolved list of questions:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
>
> In particular:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#optional
>
> "Will the majority of users want to use my product without adding the
> optional components?

I do not see how this helps. It's yes or no: Can the VFS POM point to
a set of artifacts that are LGPL? VFS will not include the artifacts.

Gary

>
>
>> ?
>>
>> Gary
>>
>>
>>>> Then:
>>>>
>>>> - Fill in holes in tests (if any)
>>>> - Fill in holes in features (if any as your needs dictate)
>>>>
>>>> Gary
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Dan Tran <dantran@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have a forked a copy of vfs-cift to codehaus [1] to test it out.  It
>>>>> works so far for me.
>>>>>
>>>>> What would it take to promote the current VFS's CIFT out of sandbox to
>>>>> be released with VFS-2.x?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>
>>>>> -Dan
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] https://svn.codehaus.org/mojo/trunk/sandbox/vfs/vfs-smb/
>>>>>
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