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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: [apacheds] A final summary for the changes in 'db_refactor' branch before merging it back.
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2005 12:37:34 GMT
Soren Hilmer wrote:

>On Thursday 23 June 2005 18:09, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>  
>
>>Soren Hilmer wrote:
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>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>Do you have a timeframe for the "merging-back" activity?
>>>I am asking because I am going to make a "SleepyCat Berkeley DB Java
>>>Edition" backend implementation, and would like to do that against this
>>>new implementation, so I will not have to do it twice.
>>>
>>>Have you considered using this (BD JE) backend instead of JDBM? As far as
>>>I can understand it, the licensing seams okay, and it is a bit more
>>>mature (has transactions for one).
>>>      
>>>
>>Yes a few times.  JE actually appear after we had implemented a
>>partition using JDBM.  I think the biggest impediment to JE may be due
>>to licensing. It is not ASL 2.0 compatible.
>>    
>>
>
>I am not sure the license is incompatible with ASL-2.0. I read it to be very 
>similar to the BouncyCastle license, and at least Apache-James includes 
>BouncyCastle. But I'm not a lawyer so...
>
>Anyway for what it is worth, I'm going to make the JE backend, and will submit 
>the work. You can then use it, if you like.
>  
>
That would be great.  I hope it is the case.  We would welcome the 
addition of a JE based partition to Directory.

Thanks Soren,
Alex


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