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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions about SEN patch submissions
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:30:40 GMT
Marvin, in this case its the same folks:
https://sen.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectDocumentList?folderID=755&expandFolder=755&folderID=0
... dunno if that matters

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 04:07:55PM -0500, Robert Muir wrote:
> > Mark, I think my concern is that Sen itself is LGPL (
> > https://sen.dev.java.net/).
> >
> > this lucene-ja is just a lucene interface to this LGPL library.
> >
> > I think this dependency might be a problem, but I am not the expert:
> > http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-a
>
> I'm not an expert either, but I believe that we can distribute an Apache
> licensed interface to an LGPL library, so long as we do not distribute the
> library itself and so long as the interface is not a derived work.
>
> If the IP in the interface is entirely original, then the copyright holder
> for
> the original library has no claim on it and can't stop the interface author
> from doing whatever they want with their own material... right?
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
>
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Robert Muir
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