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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FW: HttpClient authentication problem.
Date Sat, 19 May 2007 16:55:03 GMT
On 19/05/07, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 15:45 +0200, Roland Weber wrote:
> > Ortwin Gl├╝ck wrote:
> > >
> > > Roland Weber wrote:
> > >> The closest thing is jCIFS
> > >> which has support for LMv2, a subset of NTLMv2. But they are
> > >> GPL-licensed and not compatible with the Apache License.
> > >
> > > Just to be precise, JCIFS is LGLP, not GPL.
> >
> > Thanks, I don't know why I mixed that up. The FAQ is correct.
> >
> > > And LGPL is compatible under
> > > certain circumstances. We have had this dicussion many times before.
> >
> > Yes, and whenever Oleg mentioned it recently, he talked
> > about setting up a separate project outside of Apache.
> >
> > cheers,
> >   Roland
> >
>
> Odi, Roland
>
> I am aware we no can make limited use of LGPL licensed cope provided
> several conditions are met [1]. I still find them too restrictive, so I
> tend to think we might be better off hosting JCIFS dependent code
> outside ASF altogether.
>
> Oleg
>
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta/Using_LGPL'd_code
>

http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html

shows the proposed rules, which don't seem to be particularly
restrictive for LGPL.

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