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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com>
Subject Fwd: [jira] [Created] (LEGAL-279) Apache NetBeans optional Java cluster depending on external GPLv2+CPE nb-javac module
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:33:36 GMT
Woot indeed!

Thanks to everyone especially our mentors and especially Ate in particular
for managing this specific process so well.

Gj


On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Wade Chandler <wadechandler@apache.org
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','wadechandler@apache.org');>> wrote:

> Woot...thanks Ate.
>
> Wade
>
> On Nov 8, 2016 2:37 PM, "Ate Douma" <ate@douma.nu> wrote:
>
> > We've got the green light from Apache Legal on the proposed solution!
> >
> > Which therefore also resolves https://issues.apache.org/jira
> > /browse/NETBEANS-1
> >
> > Regards, Ate
> >
> >
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > Subject: [jira] [Closed] (LEGAL-279) Apache NetBeans optional Java
> cluster
> > depending on external GPLv2+CPE nb-javac module
> > Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 19:28:58 +0000 (UTC)
> > From: Craig L Russell (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>
> > Reply-To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> > To: legal-discuss@apache.org
> >
> >
> >      [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-279?page=com.
> > atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel ]
> >
> > Craig L Russell closed LEGAL-279.
> > ---------------------------------
> >     Resolution: Fixed
> >       Assignee: Craig L Russell
> >
> > Seems there is no more discussion needed.
> >
> > If anyone wants to litigate further, please re-open this JIRA.
> >
> > Apache NetBeans optional Java cluster depending on external GPLv2+CPE
> >> nb-javac module
> >> ------------------------------------------------------------
> >> -------------------------
> >>
> >>                 Key: LEGAL-279
> >>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-279
> >>             Project: Legal Discuss
> >>          Issue Type: Question
> >>            Reporter: Ate Douma
> >>            Assignee: Craig L Russell
> >>
> >> The Apache NetBeans incubator project is asking for an answer from the
> >> Apache Legal Affairs Committee to the following question:
> >> {quote}
> >>   Is the Apache NetBeans project allowed to develop and release
> >>   optional "Java cluster" modules which depends on the external
> >> category-X  (GPLv2+CPE) licensed nb-javac module?
> >> NetBeans users who wants to use these optional "Java cluster" modules
> >> will be required to provide for or install the nb-javac module
> themselves.
> >> {quote}
> >> The proposed solution and the above question, as well as possible
> >> alternative solutions, have been discussed at length \[1] on the project
> >> dev@ list, with a latest summary by me at \[2].
> >> The nb-javac module is a NetBeans specific fork of the Java JDK Java
> >> compiler, and is explicitly excluded by Oracle from the NetBeans code
> >> donation to Apache.
> >> The NetBeans optional Java cluster modules (for example the Java Editor)
> >> have an direct compile and runtime dependency on the nb-javac module
> (api
> >> and implementation).
> >> While Java is an important optional module for NetBeans, and many
> >> NetBeans users do use/need it for Java development support, it is not
> part
> >> of the NetBeans core.
> >> NetBeans also has many users not using or needing the Java support, for
> >> example for C/C++, Javascript or PHP development, or when using
> NetBeans as
> >> platform for other products.
> >> The proposed solution, requiring end users to install the Category-X
> >> nb-javac module themselves, only if they want to use the NetBeans Java
> >> cluster modules, assumes that the Java cluster modules may be regarded
> as
> >> "optional" as explained at \[3].
> >> \[1] https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/16b99577a9b219e87ff1b1b
> >> cd22edd2f2faf105f338d025350126d22@%3Cdev.netbeans.apache.org%3E
> >> \[2] https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/7ebc9ae9d6e5fceced12876
> >> 8f6cf312e837348cc66c3fafde02cd666@%3Cdev.netbeans.apache.org%3E
> >> \[3] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#optional
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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