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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Promote vfs-cift out of sandbox?
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:36:44 GMT
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?


> ?
>
> 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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