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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: Looking for some help developing a MPM
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2002 18:05:02 GMT
> From: Ian Holsman [mailto:ianh@apache.org]
> 
> Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > This is actually WHY I brought up the question to begin with.  I
hadn't
> > planned to be involved with the discussion, but I did read the
> > State-Threads MPM FAQ.  From the FAQ:
> >
> >
> > 12. Will the ASF adopt the patches?
> >
> > We contributed the patches to the Apache Software Foundation but the
ASF
> > has refused to include the patches in future releases of Apache/1.3
or
> > 2.0, citing "unnecessary" typecasts and complication associated with
the
> > warning-free 64-bit port, and incompatible license terms with the
> > state-threaded MPM.
> >
> > This means that the original author knew about the licensing issues,
and
> > he has chosen NOT to re-license.
> >
> 
> That's being a bit hard Ryan.
> 
> the library is based on NSPR, and would involve some work to remove
it.

How is that being hard at all?  The author has chosen not to re-license.
He has perfectly valid technical reasons for not re-licensing, but it is
still a decision that has been made.

Ryan



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