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From Jérôme BERNARD <jerome.bern...@xtremejava.com>
Subject Re: LGPL Hibernate - legal issue
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2005 08:51:02 GMT
You could do what Tapestry & Hivemind do which is downloading  
dependencies from ibiblio while building so that this is the end-user  
who retrieve it and Tapestry & Hibernate do not bundle LGPL  
dependencies.

Regards,
Jérôme.

On Nov 7, 2005, at 9:00 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> On Nov 7, 2005, at 11:40 AM, Roy Russo wrote:
>
>>> In any case, Jackrabbit doesn't use LGPL libraries, so I have
>>> no idea why this came up here.
>>
>> Possibly because of the orm-peristence component in /contrib?
>
> WTF? [oops, forgot that the reorg means contrib is now in a
> different checkout and thus missed my egrep -r hibernate.]
>
> Sorry, I hadn't noticed that someone committed Hibernate code
> in contrib.  It is okay for documentation as a user example,
> but not as library code.  We are happy to help users
> figure out show to work with Hibernate and encourage them to
> download directly from hibernate.org, but we can't distribute
> it as part of a release package.  Serge and I will have to figure
> out how to convert that contrib section into documentation.
>
> ....Roy
>


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