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From Geir Magnusson Jr. <ge...@optonline.net>
Subject Re: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 21:27:31 GMT
It's hard to tell - the incubator website disappeared and was replaced  
with some incubator boiler plate again.  BTW, we have a problem over on  
TSS.  Lets huddle and then have Jim, as ASF member and official  
shepherd, post a response.

geir

On Monday, November 10, 2003, at 02:27 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> As soon as we can, we will place it on the geronimo
> site. The magic required to do this is unknown
> to me.
>
> On Nov 10, 2003, at 2:01 PM, Ashish Gokhale wrote:
>
>> 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?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- 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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>
>
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Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
geirm@optonline.net


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