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From "John D. Ament" <john.d.am...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache FreeMarker 2.3.24 (incubating)
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2016 23:23:17 GMT
Would you be comfortable for letting this be fixed next release Justin?

I raised this on the dev list when the vote came up -
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-freemarker-dev/201603.mbox/%3C601980662.20160322084059%40freemail.hu%3E

John

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 5:54 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> -1 (binding) due to category B license in source. As these file are
> mention in NOTICE there’s probably a reason for this but it’s unclear to me.
>
> I checked:
> - incubating in name
> - signatures good but form a non apache email
> - LICENSE is good
> - NOTICE has unneeded information in it
> - DISCLAIMER exists
> - No unexpected binary files, but no sure why 2 files are mentioned in
> NOTICE. IF these field are covered by an Apache license there should  be no
> need to put them in NOTICE.
> - Can compile from source
>
> Can you provide some details on these files. This files have Apache
> headers on them but as far as I can tell the originals are CDDL/GPU which
> is category B and not allowed to be included in a source release.
>     src/main/resources/freemarker/ext/jsp/web-app_2_2.dtd
>     src/main/resources/freemarker/ext/jsp/web-app_2_3.dtd
>     src/main/resources/freemarker/ext/jsp/web-jsptaglibrary_1_1.dtd
>     src/main/resources/freemarker/ext/jsp/web-jsptaglibrary_1_2.dtd
>
> For original license see [1][2][3]. I’m not sure how the first file is
> licensed.
>
> Thanks,
> Justin
>
> 1. http://java.sun.com/dtd/web-app_2_3.dtd
> 2. http://java.sun.com/j2ee/dtds/web-jsptaglibrary_1_1.dtd
> 3.http://java.sun.com/j2ee/dtds/web-jsptaglibrary_1_2.dtd
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