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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: ObjectWeb (was Re: ASM looks cool but LGPL)
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2003 12:35:58 GMT
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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