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From Peter Petersson <>
Subject Re: Inclusion of MySQL in roller-mysql-database plugin
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2008 18:08:17 GMT
Kevan Miller wrote:
> All,
> I created a Jira to handle licensing issues involving the inclusion of 
> MySQL in the roller-mysql-database plugin. See 
A patch that may resolve this issue have been posted to

  Peter P
> I've insured that we will no longer build the roller-mysql-database 
> plugin in our source code. However, there are multiple ways of 
> handling this problem. Would like to hear opinions from the project. 
> Ultimately, it's the PMC's responsibility to oversee the licensing of 
> our distributions and to oversee the way we handle dependencies on 
> artifacts that are covered by excluded licenses.
> The ASF Licensing Policy (currently it's a draft policy, but I think 
> we should be following the guidelines documented there) are located 
> here --
> Discussion of how to handle Prohibited Works is here -- 
> Would be good for the project (in particular PMC) members to be 
> familiar with these issues. Would like to hear how we think we should 
> address this issue. As long as I feel the PMC is providing appropriate 
> oversight, I'm happy with what ever decision we reach.
> --kevan

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