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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenMeetings incubator for Web Conferencing
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:49:13 GMT
Hello Niclas,
Thanks for a link [1]! It reads:
> The LGPL is ineligible primarily due to the restrictions it places on larger works

Well, I believe if lawyers said that, they have enough attribution.
Though I always thought that LGPL is GPL limited to the library scope.
How does LGPL place restrictions on larger works?

[1] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 4:10 AM, Sebastian Wagner <seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Is a LGPL Library a general Issue? For running the application we also use
>> hibernate.
>> Spring, Apache Batik and Apache Mina are also used, but these are all
>> already Apache Licenses projects. Hibernate is LGPL. Is this a conflict?
>
> For "hard dependencies" then LGPL is an issue. If you ship optional
> features which relies on LGPL components, then that is generally Ok.
>
> Some questions on this are already answered;
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html , but if in doubt contact
> legal-discuss@apache.org for clarifications prior to shipping
> non-Apache licensed material.
>
>
> Cheers
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