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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Promote vfs-cift out of sandbox?
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2012 06:01:45 GMT
Dan? What are your plans or intentions here?

Thank you,
Gary

On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Jul 19, 2012, at 12:11, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > On Jul 18, 2012, at 10:38 AM, sebb wrote:
> >
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 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?
> >>
> >> Whether the answer is yes or no depends on the answer to the above
> question.
> >
> > There are only a few file systems in VFS that should be considered
> required. All the ones that require the user to include a third-party jar -
> even if it is Jackrabbit's - are optional.  We could easily include file
> systems that have dependencies on artifacts that are licensed under the
> LGPL or similar licenses (although I would still shy away from GPL'd works
> because of the FSF's interpretation of their license).
> >
> > The biggest issue I see with the stuff in the sandbox isn't licensing
> but if anyone will support it.
>
> Ok, so the short answer is yes, we can move to trunk. The issue is
> whether someone can bring the code up to par. That person sounds like
> the author of the original post. After that, it's up to the
> committers, like me, to keep up.
>
> Gary
>
> >
> > Ralph
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