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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Blocking Issues
Date Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:01:51 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley  wrote:
> > Ross Gardler wrote:
> >> Tim Williams wrote:
> >> >
> >> > FOR-855 verify the license situation prior to each release
> >> > - housekeeping
> >>
> >> I believe Davids work with RAT fixes this issue.
> >
> > No it does not. There is much more to the job that that.
> 
> I meant that running RAT shows all licence headers are in place. we
> still need to do the housekeeping work that is normal due diligence on
> a release, of course.

I meant that FOR-855 has much more than just the license header situation.
I have been working on it steadily for a long time now, and there is more
to do.

> >> > FOR-1177 where does forrest use Rhino
> >>
> >> Not a blocker
> >
> > Yes it is. At the moment i think that it might be using an
> > unsuitable license.
> 
> Why? Rhino is dual licensed under GPL and MPL. MPL is compatible, as
> long as we have the relevant NOTICE file. What am I missing that you
> are seeing?

I will try to clarify it at FOR-1177. When our packaged version of
Rhino was prepared, it was probably the old NPL-licensed one.

-David

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