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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: LGPL code in Apache?
Date Tue, 21 Apr 1998 00:04:00 GMT
There's also BSD license code in fnmatch.c.  That part is optional though
-- it could be changed to use the system library fnmatch() if present, and
vendors would have to figure out something else. 

Dean

On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> 
> In ap_snprintf.c:
> 
>  /*
>   * cvt.c - IEEE floating point formatting routines for FreeBSD
>   * from GNU libc-4.6.27.  Modified to be thread safe.
>   */
> 
> Does the LGPL (which is what libc is under) allow for us to take it and put
> it under the Apache copyright?  What impact does that have on the use &
> modification of this code by other people?  I'm presuming that because it's
> from FreeBSD, all it has is the advertising requirement; somehow, if
> FreeBSD could handle the licensing issues then it's good enough for us,
> given the similarities in licenses.  Maybe this was discussed at one point...
> 
> 	Brian
> 
> 
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> a better future." - Noam Chomsky                        brian@hyperreal.org
> 


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