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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: Are you happy with Derby?]
Date Fri, 28 Oct 2005 04:04:00 GMT
Michael J. Segel wrote:
> ...
> Getting back to Apache, under Apache, the contributor pretty much puts his 
> software out in the public eye and says have at it. 
> Apache is great if your goal is to take and use the IP or embed the product in 
> your application for resale.
> It sucks if you're a developer and want to extend an existing app with some 
> new IP that has some monetary value. This is what I meant about protecting 
> your IP.  
> ...

It seems clear that you don't like the Apache License. That's fine; 
everyone is entitled to his or her opinion.

In your case, perhaps it would be wise to avoid using/developing 
software licensed under the ASL.


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