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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: input.wordpress (was Re: potential new plugin)
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2008 01:20:28 GMT
Brian M Dube wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >Brian M Dube wrote:
> >>David Crossley wrote:
> >>
> >>>The legal-discuss@ list wants to approach each use-case
> >>>as it comes up. Perhaps we have a unique situation.
> >>>
> >>I haven't checked each license yet. I wanted to make sure the plugin 
> >>worked the way I expected before worrying about that too much. It could 
> >>use a few more eyes, but it does work.
> >
> >We need to consider not only the supporting libraries,
> >but also any additional Forrest java source code, e.g.
> >a new Cocoon generator/transformer.
> 
> How do you mean? Assuming the supporting libraries are allowed, what 
> would be the concern with the generators given that they are original 
> works of Apache Forrest?

As long as they are original works, then okay.
e.g. They might have had snippets of code from
other GPL-licensed projects.

Also there was some talk on legal-discuss@ that
we could not even interface with some libraries.
Not sure of the situation now, so i don't want to
say too much about that.

-David

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