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From "n. alex rupp" <rupp0...@umn.edu>
Subject Re: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 16:36:39 GMT
Have they provided any specifics as to which files were transfered over?






----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Jagielski" <jim@apache.org>
To: <geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Cc: <pmc@httpd.apache.org>; <board@apache.org>
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 8:39 AM
Subject: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers


> >
> > The ASF rec'd a letter from JBoss's lawyers regarding Geronimo
> > and the similarity of code between Geronimo and JBoss. They
> > cite a few "examples" but mention that:
> >
> >     1. That it strongly appears that code was
> >        simply copied over
> >     2. That we are violating (L)GPL.
> >
> > I would like to place a copy of the letter on the Geronimo
> > site, but need some direction on doing that... Except
> > for HTTP releases and some minor things, I don't touch the
> > website build system.
> >
> > In any case, this a CALL for ALL Geronimo developers
> > to ensure that any code is not copied from JBoss.
> > Recall, also, that if someone is the original
> > author of the code and donated that code to JBoss,
> > they can *still* donate the original code to the
> > ASF (unless they signed some sort of exclusivity
> > agreement). Original authors maintain ownership.
> >
> > I cannot attach the PDF due to quota limits
> 
> 

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