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From Michele Mostarda <michele.mosta...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (ANY23-37) LGPL'ed components cannot be included in distribution packages
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 23:41:58 GMT
On 16 February 2012 11:48, Paolo Castagna (Commented) (JIRA) <
jira@apache.org> wrote:

>
>    [
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ANY23-37?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13209257#comment-13209257]
>
> Paolo Castagna commented on ANY23-37:
> -------------------------------------
>
> > fastutil is ASL
> > dsiutils is LGPL
>
> The author of fastutil and dsiutils (i.e. Sebastiano Vigna -->
> http://vigna.dsi.unimi.it/) has changed the license of fastutil to ASL
> when moving from version 5.1.5 to 6.0.0.
> fastutil is in Maven Central, while dsiutils is not.
> Maybe, dsiutils could/should follow and change to ASL as well as being
> published/released in the Maven Central repository.
> Asking Sebastiano directly is certainly an option on the table.
>
>
That's a great news!
Changing the licenses upgrading the dep versions instead of the crawler
code is surely more effective :)

Mic



> > LGPL'ed components cannot be included in distribution packages
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >                 Key: ANY23-37
> >                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ANY23-37
> >             Project: Apache Any23
> >          Issue Type: Bug
> >            Reporter: Simone Tripodi
> >            Priority: Critical
> >
> > While reviewing dependencies license, I noticed that the
> it.unimi.dsi:dsiutils:2.0.1 transitive dependency is released under LGPL
> release, so it cannot be included in the non-maven binary archives.
> > A first turnaround solution could be avoiding it is included and
> reporting it in the README.
>
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