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From James Strachan <james_strac...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: licenses for ObjectWeb components & Apache/OW collaboration
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2003 06:02:08 GMT
Agreed - great news!

I've been using ASM a lot lately (on Groovy http://groovy.codehaus.org) 
and it rocks for generating bytecode dynamically. We can definitely use 
ASM for any bytecode generation stuff we need.

On Monday, October 6, 2003, at 11:01  pm, Jan Bartel wrote:

> Great news! I use JOTM for JettyPlus's transaction manager, so I'm 
> very pleased to see it will be available for Geronimo too.
>
> At least initially, we should be able to work with JOTM as a 3rd party 
> jar served from ibiblio, and create a Geronimo environment where the 
> actual transaction manager is a pluggable component.
>
> cheers,
> Jan
>
>
> Jean-Bernard Stefani wrote:
>> Dear Brian and Greg,
>> We (ObjectWeb) owe you a response on possible changes of licenses for
>> ObjectWeb components, to further the possibility for collaboration 
>> between
>> Apache and ObjectWeb.
>> I am happy to report that both the ObjectWeb Board and the ObjectWeb
>> College of Architects have agreed that, for ObjectWeb components that 
>> are
>> to be developed collaboratively with the Apache Software Foundation, a
>> change of license from LGPL to BSD is encouraged.
>> Ultimately, of course, the final responsibility for effecting such a 
>> change
>> lies with the copyright holders of the source code under 
>> consideration.
>> For the two cases at hand, namely the JOTM transaction engine and the 
>> ASM
>> bytecode manipulator, I am happy to report that the respective 
>> copyright
>> holders are ready to make this change, should the ASF require it.
>> As we discussed in previous messages, I believe such a policy meets 
>> the
>> requirements of the ASF for incorporating ObjectWeb components in its 
>> code
>> base.
>> Best regards,
>> Jean-Bernard
>> *************************************************************
>> Jean-Bernard STEFANI
>> Research Director, SARDES Project
>> INRIA Rhône-Alpes
>> 655, avenue de l'Europe
>> Montbonnot
>> 38334 St Ismier Cedex
>> France
>> tel : +33 (0)4 76 61 52 57
>> fax : +33 (0)4 76 61 52 52
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>> *************************************************************
>
>

James
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