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From Sven Schliesing <>
Subject Re: JMimeMagic (was [fileUpload] file content-type)
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 17:53:09 GMT
But one could simply release the fixed version of jmimemagic "outside" 
of commons. So there would be no problem, would it?
At least until the original author gives it's ok to "commonize" it.


> That's not possible. Since  JMimeMagic is LGPL, any modifications must
> result in a library that is also LGPL. As part of the ASF, all Commons
> components must have the Apache License.
> I do think something along the same lines as JMimeMagic would make a good
> Commons component (unless we already have one lurking somewhere that I'm not
> aware of). If someone happens to know either of the authors and would like
> to open a dialogue with them about either changing the license or possibly
> coming to the ASF, I think that would be worthwhile.
> --
> Martin Cooper

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