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From Marcus <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Beanshell now under an Apache License
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:43:02 GMT
Am 01/11/2015 09:50 PM, schrieb Pedro Giffuni:
> Hello;
>
> One of the great achievements behind this project is the ability to open
> new code under a less restrictive license for use in other Apache Projects.
>
> The author of beanshell, Patrick Niemeyer, generously agreed to make the
> sources for his project available under an Apache License and further
> went through the process of submitting a SGA to the Apache Software
> Foundation. A small group of us have been cleaning the code and finally
> we were able to roll out a release under the new license just before
> ApacheCon EU 2014.
>
> I have been rather lazy and after a friendly reminder from the Apache
> Taverna project (in incubation), also consumers of Beanshell, I have
> finally updated to tarball in Apache OpenOffice. As a result of this now
> beanshell will be built as regular Category-A software and other Apache
> Projects will also find this code more accessible.

that's great news. Thanks for your efforts. To remove the build 
dependencies is always the best thing. :-)

Marcus


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