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From Joe Bohn <joe.b...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Any issues with embedding CDDL licensed items?
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 18:30:44 GMT
Jeff,

Thanks for the link!  It's nice to see that in writing (although it's 
strange that it isn't in a more "public" place).

Joe


Jeff Genender wrote:
> For Apache, I understand the CDDL is ok to distribute in binary form *only*.
> 
> See: http://people.apache.org/~cliffs/3party.html
> 
> 
> 
> Joe Bohn wrote:
> 
>>I mentioned in an earlier post that it appears our best option for
>>including JSTL 1.2 for Java EE 5 is to pick up the Glassfish JSTL
>>library.  It is licensed under CDDL.  Does anybody know of any issues or
>>concerns from a license perspective that would prevent us from doing this?
>>
>>AFAIK the major difference between CDDL and AL2 is that CDDL requires
>>that source for fixes/mods be contributed back to the originator.  I
>>don't expect us to be making any changes to the Glassfish JSTL.  If we
>>did find it necessary then our preference would be to get the fix
>>included in the source and pick up a newer release to distribute.  So I
>>don't believe there are any issues here but if anybody else if aware of
>>any please speak up.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Joe
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> 
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