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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: IP clearance question
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 16:52:15 GMT
Ok, thanks.

-> richard

On 7/6/09 12:50 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Richard S. Hall wrote:
>    
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am trying to perform IP clearance on the Sigil project to Felix.
>>
>> The contributed archive contains some embedded JAR files, one of which
>> is covered by AGPL, which is a modified version of GPL. I am told by
>> Paremus (the contributors) that only two minor classes depend on this
>> JAR and it could be easily removed from Sigil with very minor impact.
>>
>> So, the question I have is, do we need them to submit a new archive that
>> doesn't contain this code or is it sufficient for us to strip this code
>> before importing the contributed code to SVN?
>>      
>
> GPL [AGPL] is viral.  The entire archive is copyleft.
>
> You need clear AL 2.0 submission by the original authors, with no pieces
> of GPL code whatsoever.
>
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