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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: Are you happy with Derby?]
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2005 14:25:54 GMT
Michael J. Segel wrote:

> The "liberal" Apache license is a license to rape IP.
> (Maybe that's a harsh statement. )
> Essentially you're saying that any work you have done on an Apache product is 
> done gratis and that you have no future rights to protect the IP.

> Under the Apache License, as a contributor, any code that you release is fair 
> game. That is, any intellectual property that you contribute can be used by 
> anyone in any fashion.

I don't believe any of that is true. Read section 3) Grant of Patent

I'm not a lawyer, and as Michael said:

> I'm not a lawyer, so take what I say with a grain of salt.

so I think I will.


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