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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: I contributed the original version of the Invocation object to JBoss.
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2003 20:25:49 GMT

On Nov 11, 2003, at 11:35 PM, Richard Monson-Haefel wrote:

> Hi,
> I read the posting about JBoss and copyright infringement.  I noticed 
> that
> one of the exhibits was the Invocation class.  In October of 1999 I 
> created
> and contributed the first version of that class (or one like it) to 
> JBoss
> (at that time EJBoss). Perhaps this will help address that specific
> copyright infringement issue.  If its helpful let me know.
> I won't pretend to understand all the legal things being discussed. To 
> be
> honest it doesn't interest me very much. I think JBoss has every right 
> to
> protect their LGPL code - In fact I think its the right thing for them 
> to
> do. Having said that, however, I don't think every bit of code in 
> JBoss is
> realistically the property of that entity alone - there have been a 
> lot of
> people involved with the JBoss project over the years.
> Richard
> -- 
> Richard Monson-Haefel
> Co-Founder\Developer, Apache Geronimo
> Author of:
>   J2EE Web Services (AW 2003)
>   Enterprise JavaBeans, 4ed (O'Reilly 2004)
>   Java Message Service (O'Reilly 2000)

Richard, I just want to be clear... We have a signed
Contributor License Agreement from you regarding
contributions. As far as you are concerned, the Invocation
code is part of that contribution/donation to Geronimo,

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