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From "Christophe Ney" <christophe....@objectweb.org>
Subject RE: [ObjectWeb architecture] Re: ObjectWeb (was Re: ASM looks cool but LGPL)
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2003 14:13:17 GMT
It is interesting to notice that a BSD license would 
"nearly disappear" too: The BSD license has the same 
properties as the Apache license in this situation.

Christophe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Jagielski [mailto:jim@jagunet.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 2:36 PM
> To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: architecture@objectweb.org
> Subject: [ObjectWeb architecture] Re: ObjectWeb (was Re: ASM 
> looks cool
> but LGPL)
> 
> 
> On Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 03:26  AM, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 
> >
> >> Thus, you can see that any License that restricts the freedom 
> >> associated
> >> with the user conflicts with the Apache License.
> >
> > To clarify - if you take A (Apache-licensed) and B 
> (licensed under any
> > other license) and combine them into AB, you must follow 
> the terms of 
> > both
> > licenses when distributing the combined work.  Thus, the "derived" 
> > license
> > - the superset of terms in the licenses of A and B - is 
> what matters.
> > The Apache license is designed to nearly disappear in the 
> case of "AB",
> > since its requirements are so easy to satisfy.
> >
> >
> 
> Yes, this is an important clarification to make! Certainly
> my snippet could have been misread. I was speaking not of
> the combination of licenses, but the overall comparison
> of licenses.
> 
> 
> 

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