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From "Seidel. Robert" <Robert.Sei...@aeb.de>
Subject AW: Licensing of JCR in Jackrabbit
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 09:03:09 GMT
Hi,

javax.jcr.* is the API interface of JSR 170 & JSR 283. It is licensed under a license
equal to Apache 2.0 license (http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/jcr-crx/message/7).

Jackrabbit is an implementation of this API interface.

Regards, Robert

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: sara.krishnan@oocl.com [mailto:sara.krishnan@oocl.com] 
Gesendet: Montag, 4. März 2013 20:26
An: users@jackrabbit.apache.org
Betreff: Licensing of JCR in Jackrabbit
Wichtigkeit: Hoch

Hello,

We are evaluating Jackrabbit solution in a project that we are working on. It looks like the
JCR 1.0 or JCR 2.0 jars, which contain the JCR APIs, are not part of the non-standalone distribution
and so has to be downloaded separately. Question is if the JCR APIs found in the separate
binary, javax.jcr.* falls under the Apache license as well.  If not, how does Jackrabbit have
access to the JCR API ?

Based on the text in the Jackrabbit project page (http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html)

Apache Jackrabbit releases are available under the Apache License, Version 2.0<http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0>.
See the NOTICE.txt file contained in each release artifact for applicable copyright attribution
notices. Some Jackrabbit components contain external code with licenses that meet Apache licensing
policies<http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html>. See the LICENSE.txt file contained
in each release artifact for applicable licenses.

Here's another link that says that Apache Jackrabbit is licensed under Apache License 2.0
 http://projects.apache.org/projects/jackrabbit.html

Thanks
Sara

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