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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Stop worrying about licenses!
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 19:22:33 GMT
Amen :)

-- dims

On 5/16/05, Leo Simons <mail@leosimons.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Thanks for all the input into the legal discussion so far. We've got enough
> input for now :-)
> 
> Roughly 95% of the people on this list should from this point forward stop
> worrying about licensing issues for, oh, I dunno, the next 6 months. The
> harmony project mentors and its PPMC will keep working with all appropriate
> parties (like ASF legal, FSF legal, Sun, and others) to resolve these
> issues, and they're perfectly capable of doing that.
> 
> For now, you can assume:
> 
>  * we *can* use GNU Classpath as long as we do not publish any releases, ie
>    at least for the next six months;
> 
>  * we *may* stop using GNU Classpath at some point in the future;
> 
>  * the answer to most of your legal questions will be provided within a
>    reasonable timeframe without you needing to actually ask those questions
>    (we already know what those questions are, we don't have the answers yet,
>    but we are working on it).
> 
> One of the things the ASF offers to projects is the freedom to not worry
> about most of the legal mess. So don't, and get to work :-)
> 
> Thanks and happy hacking!
> 
> - Leo
> 
> 
> 


-- 
Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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