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From "Niclas Hedhman (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ZEST-191) Remove org.json java library
Date Sun, 06 Nov 2016 03:01:06 GMT

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Niclas Hedhman commented on ZEST-191:
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I found the reason; https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/9627a9278d263378a2045d4bffccb6e83b9f01bb783c6dd6fa325faf@%3Clegal-discuss.apache.org%3E

It is because of the "Good vs Evil" clause, which everyone except lawyers agree is a joke,
and that there are consequences in downstream companies refusing to use it... Probably because
they are not sure if they are doing Good or Evil, I presume. 

> Remove org.json java library
> ----------------------------
>
>                 Key: ZEST-191
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZEST-191
>             Project: Zest
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Paul Merlin
>             Fix For: 3.0
>
>
> As of 2016-11-03 this has been moved to the 'Category X' license list.
> Prior to this, use of the JSON Java library was allowed.
> See https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved#json



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