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From Ivan <xhh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: welcome app in trunk
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:57:23 GMT
Thanks for clarifying it, Kevan !

2010/1/20 Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com>

>
> On Jan 15, 2010, at 8:51 PM, Ivan wrote:
>
> 2010/1/16 Jarek Gawor <jgawor@gmail.com>
>
>> Hey folks,
>>
>> I tried building a server with welcome app with Tomcat in trunk and
>> ran into a few of problems (at least one of which I thought was
>> previously fixed). I'm getting these error when starting a server with
>> welcome app:
>>
> 1) GERONIMO-5033 - there is a number of warning from Tomcat about
>> missing xsd/dtd files from servlet spec and possible from jsp spec (or
>> missing import somewhere)
>>
>   Yes, I wish to add them in a few days ago, but not sure the license
> issue, so ...
>
>
> The Sun schema files (xsd/dtd's) should all be dual-licensed: GPL v2 or
> CDDL.
>
> CDDL is classified by the ASF as an Category B (reciprocal) license --
> http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html#category-b
>
> In general Category B licensed binaries are OK for an Apache release.
> However, category B source code should be avoided -- there are exceptions to
> this. And the exceptions apply to this very case... :)
>
> Small amounts of CDDL "code" that are unlikely to change are ok. Since
> these xsd/dtd files encode a standard, they are extremely unlikely to
> change.
>
> In summary, it's ok to place these CDDL licensed xsd/dtd files in our svn.
> The LICENSE and NOTICE files need to be updated accordingly. LICENSE will
> need a copy of the CDDL license and the NOTICE will need to point to the
> CDDL source. I can help with this...
>
> --kevan
>



-- 
Ivan

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