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From "Bernd Fondermann" <>
Subject Re: Making the project successful
Date Tue, 08 Jul 2008 06:28:35 GMT
On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 7:06 AM, chen hecky <> wrote:
> I want to answer some question as "I understand that the source code is not
> currently in Apache repository. Where can it be accessed publicly instead?
> Is it still closed source?". Firstly, our source code is opened. It has been
> thus and will continue to be so.
> Secondly, we don't upload code until now because that every source code to
> been uploaded to  Apache must be LGPL.

No. Actually, all code in our repository must be under the Apache
Software License. ASL and GPL have some major differences.

> But some parts of our source code
> call some GPL library. So we must change these parts to be LGPL befor
> uploaded. We are just to do this work try our best.

You can actually call GPL libraries. But you cannot put those
libraries in our repository.

> Lastly, you can download the source code(GPL, not LGPL) from this website:

Thanks for the pointer.


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