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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Third party script in the oodt trunk
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2010 19:56:50 GMT
Hmm, OK, well Apache projects can't include GPL software, see here [1].

Can we covert the CPP Metadata project to use Xerces CPP?


[1] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html

On 7/22/10 2:04 PM, "David M Woollard" <woollard@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:


Looks like we have another licensing issue. In the metadata subproject, there is a Cpp library
for parsing xml at:


Seems GNU GPL:
* Copyright (C) 2005 Dell Inc.
*  by Michael Brown <Michael_E_Brown@dell.com>
* Licensed under the Open Software License version 2.1


On Jul 22, 2010, at 10:28 AM, David M Woollard wrote:

> All,
> In the process of wrapping up OODT-3 (Apache license headers), I came across the following
third-party script that it looks like we swept into the source:
> filemgr/src/main/resources/MysqlToOracleFilter.pl
> It's a filter to transform mysql ddl into oracle ddl and it looks to have been written
by Dennis Box (no licensing info is included with the script). Since this is just a convenience
script for us,  should we just get rid of it?
> -Dave
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> David M. Woollard, Software Engineer
> Data Management Systems and Technologies Group (388J)
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