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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: [bdbje] [Licensing] Open Source verses Commercial Use
Date Sun, 24 Jul 2005 23:27:31 GMT
Rex Wang wrote:

> If Company A were to modify the Apache Directory Server [and]
> wanted to redistribute the modified ADS [to] a 3rd party,
> then Company A would either have to make their code available
> under some Open Source license, or purchase a commercial
> license from Sleepycat Software.

This is antithetical to our licensing policy.

> There are several other Apache Software Foundation projects that
> use the Berkeley DB family of products.

We'll have to do an audit, then, to make sure that this changes.

	--- Noel

cc: Cliff Schmidt, VP Legal

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