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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: License Question: web-facesconfig.dtd for MyFaces Impl 1.2 Jar
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 07:18:36 GMT
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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