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From Jim Jagielski <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 21:51:06 GMT
Done :)

On Nov 10, 2003, at 4:40 PM, Dion Almaer wrote:

> I don't think you have a problem on TSS. Many people have stepped up 
> to the plate to really delve
> into the code to show it up
> (I mean come on.... "setFoo(...) { this.foo = foo; } is similar? 
> nooooooooo).
>
> Having someone from Apache/Geronimo say this on the site at some point 
> would be great too.... as it
> gets across the official point of view.
>
> Dion
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geirm@optonline.net]
>> Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 4:28 PM
>> To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Cc: Jim Jagielski
>> Subject: Re: A Letter from JBoss's lawyers
>>
>> 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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>>>
>>>
>> -- 
>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
>> geirm@optonline.net
>>
>


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