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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Beanshell now under an Apache License
Date Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:43:00 GMT
Actually ...

I had to revert this as I had forgotten about some small adjustments.
Will be back to this later.


On 01/11/15 15:50, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> 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.
> Enjoy!
> Pedro.

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