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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache NetBeans 9.0 Beta (incubating) rc2
Date Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:45:28 GMT
On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 5:05 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > I see there's multiple issues in here, but do you agree that files like
> [1]
> > are dual licensed EPLv1 and EDLv1 (BSD-3-Clause) so can be included?
>
> Normally when something is dual licensed  you include which license you
> select in the LICENSE file. [1] EDL is Category A so if something was was
> EPL or EDL licensed then that would be fine. However I’m not 100% sure that
> the file is dual licensed in that you can select which license applies.
> From the header “ This program and the accompanying materials are made
> available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0 and Eclipse
> Distribution License v. 1.0  which accompanies this distribution.” to me
> that seems to be saying that parts of the content are under each license
> not that you can select a license.
>
> Note that the category B description also contains this text below, so it
> may be allowed on that basis. (Given that it’s very unlikely to change.)
>
> "For small amounts of source that is directly consumed by the ASF product
> at runtime in source form, and for which that source is unmodified and
> unlikely to be changed anyway (say, by virtue of being specified by a
> standard), inclusion of appropriately labeled source is also permitted. An
> example of this is the web-facesconfig_1_0.dtd, whose inclusion is mandated
> by the JSR 127: JavaServer Faces specification.”
>


the XSDs for JPA 2.0 and up are EPL/EDL, however the XSDs for 1.0 are
GPL/CDDL.  If you want to review [1].  AIUI the XSDs are part of the
"accompanying materials" portion of the license.  Either way, this only
explains a small part of the licensing issues in the release.

[1]:
http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/jsc/xml/ns/persistence/persistence_2_0.xsd


>
> Thanks
> Justin
>
> 1. https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#mutually-exclusive
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