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From "Barb Cochrane" <barb.cochr...@eclipse.org>
Subject RE: License Question: web-facesconfig.dtd for MyFaces Impl 1.2 Jar
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 14:14:22 GMT
Thanks everyone.  Greatly appreciated!

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Marinschek [mailto:martin.marinschek@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 3:41 AM
To: MyFaces Discussion
Subject: Re: License Question: web-facesconfig.dtd for MyFaces Impl 1.2 Jar

Ah right, we retyped them - so notice.txt should not refer to this
anymore at all.

regards,

Martin

On 2/7/08, Matthias Wessendorf <matzew@apache.org> wrote:
> Hey,
>
> > However, these files have been licensed to the ASF using an
> > ASL-license by Sun, kudos to one of the Apache Committers who also
> > works at Sun (as far as I remember - can anybody throw in a mail?). So
> > the notice.txt file needs to be adapted, @Leonardo, can you please
> > check:
>
> perhaps that was Craig Russell:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@shale.apache.org/msg01447.html
>
> that is a long email thread, it was mainly discussed on "legal-discuss"
> I haven't re-read it, but I think that Grant Smith worked on the DTDs
> (he basically re-typed them)...
>
> not sure if that helps.
>
> >
> > 1) if the files are in the jar (they should be, else our users will
> > have problems using MyFaces offline)
> > 2) that the notice.txt is adapted accordingly.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Martin
> >
> >
> > On Feb 5, 2008 3:09 PM, Barb Cochrane <barb.cochrane@eclipse.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I have a licensing question re web-facesconfig.dtd file that is
included
> > > with MyFaces Impl 1.2.jar.  According to the source code, that file is
> > > licensed under what looks to be modified BSD license *with* one clause
> added
> > > as follows:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "You acknowledge that this software is not designed, licensed or
> intended
> > > for use in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any
> nuclear
> > > facility."
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Yet, when I check on http://java.sun.com/dtd/ (as is suggested in the
> NOTICE
> > > file), the license referenced for web-facesconfig.dtd doesn't appear
to
> > > resemble the modified BSD license with the added clause at all, rather
> it
> > > appears to be dual GPL / CDDL license.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Can any MyFaces project members out there confirm whether the modified
> BSD
> > > is actually the prevailing license for this implementation?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Barb Cochrane
> >
> >
> >
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