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From peter royal <pro...@apache.org>
Subject ability to extend oscar beyond osgi spec
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2005 14:18:06 GMT
On Jul 21, 2005, at 12:50 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> You might want to coordinate on this with Eclipse.
> They had similar concerns about some OSGi code. See:
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=90052
>
> One of the comments in that bugs says:
>
>         To be specific, OSGi now makes a clear distinction between the
>         specification PDF document ("specification") and the java  
> source
>         files which contain the OSGi API typed in from the  
> specification
>         ("companion code").
>
>         OSGi does not consider the companion code to be the
>         specification and thus has agreed to license the companion  
> code
>         under EPL. The specification itself is available under a new
>         specification license which freely allows distribution and
>         implementation of the specification, but all rights to modify
>         the specification are retained by OSGi. This is to prevent
>         forking the specification.

Would this preclude extending oscar beyond the OSGi specification?
-pete

-- 
peter royal


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