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From Martin Cooper <>
Subject Re: Licensing discrepancy
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2005 15:34:17 GMT
On 7/21/05, Frank Ryan <> wrote:
> While looking at the notice to be included when using any of the commons jar
> files, it appears that there is a discrepancy that while not a major issue
> may want to be corrected.  In the projects I have looked include the Apache
> 1.1 License while the commons site says everything is licensed under the
> Apache 2.0 license.  Does anyone have any insight on this?

When we switched to the ASL 2.0, we did not retrofit existing releases
with the new license. However, all new releases since that time have
used ASL 2.0. I believe DBCP hasn't had a release for some time now,
so it's quite likely that it still has the ASL 1.1.

Martin Cooper

> An example is the commons-dbcp
> Frank

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