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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: FAQ Hibernate and JDO
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2003 21:45:26 GMT

Hibernate can be pluggable, but it cannot be redistributed with Geronimo.

The licensing for a plugin that plugs Hibernate into Geronimo is a bit
harder to judge :)

For example, Maven ships with a plugin for Hibernate. It is licensed under
the Apache Software License, and yet taking the current thoughts on LGPL
in a low-risk way suggests that this plugin might have to be shipped as


On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Emmanuel Bernard wrote:

> I read in the FAQ
>  From the ASF licenced projects...
> "OJB or Hibernate for JDO & plugins to the CMP engine"
> Hibernate is a LGPL license project ;-(. Can it stilll stay in the
> usable project ?

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