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From Mark Murphy <jmarkmur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: publishing poi xmlbeans jars
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:01:51 GMT
forget JiBX, it looks deader than XMLBeans


On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Mark Murphy <jmarkmurphy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone look at JiBX? it is released under the 3-clause BSD license.
> http://jibx.sourceforge.net/jibx-license.html. It contains some code that
> is uder the Apache 1.1 license which should be ok, and some code under XPP3
> which is not listed by Apache, but appears to be based on the BSD license.
>
> Concerning XPP3, clause 3 may be problematic because it is not directly in
> the BSD 3 clause. This third clause is not the advertising clause found in
> the BCD 4 clause, but it is similar as it applies to documentation, so that
> could be a problem. Maybe legal should look at it and give a ruling.
> Finally, XPP3 clauses 4 and 5 appear to my non-legal eyes to be the same
> and equivalent to the BSD clause 3.
>
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 4:54 PM, Andreas Beeker <kiwiwings@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> There's a workaround for the GPL problem:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-264
>>
>> ... but my last experiments with the current ECMA schemas weren't so
>> successful:
>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46869482/
>>
>>
>> On 3/9/18 2:05 PM, Murphy, Mark wrote:
>> > Since JAXB is being dropped from Java SE (deprecated in Java 9, removed
>> in Java 11), I don't think that this will be a problem. There may be other
>> marshallers out there, but the more immediate problem is that we need to
>> remove all JAXB code from POI because we can no longer rely on the JVM
>> implementation, and the JAXB project is GPL code.
>>
>>
>>
>

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