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From Ashish Gokhale <ag2001_em...@yahoo.co.in>
Subject Re: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 19:01:57 GMT
Is the letter somewhere to be 'seen' ?

 --- "n. alex rupp" <rupp0035@umn.edu> wrote: > Have
they provided any specifics as to which files
> were transfered over?
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> 
> ----- 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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