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From David Nuescheler <david.nuesche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Porting JSR-170 to .net
Date Tue, 19 Jul 2005 14:28:40 GMT

> The copyright is still owned by Day.  What Day did was license
> a work to the ASF which now contains both Day's 
> copyrighted material and a collective work copyright for 
> Apache.
> Regardless, if a tool was used to translate Java code to C#,
> the copyright on the C# code must be the same as the Java code
> because tools do not author.  That is copyright law.  It is the
> same as the translation from Java source to jvm byte codes, or
> from C to binaries.
is it legal to have code that this copyrighted by day in jackrabbit?

would it from a legal perspective be better not to use a tool 
for conversion to be able to sign the copyright over to the asf?


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