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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject Re: Optional modules with GPL dependencies (was: What to include/exclude in code donation to Apache)
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:02:01 GMT

Le 08/11/16 à 18:47, Jim Jagielski a écrit :
> Look at it this way: If it was required in order to develop *all*
> languages, then it would be a problem.
> However, it is only required for those who desire to use NetBeans
> to develop Java. At that point, they have already accepted a requirement
> for non-ALv2 dependencies, and so we are not really adding anything
> additional (consider the scenario where they would be developing
> a completely proprietary language... ).

Jim, I think you nailed it :-)

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