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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: integration of jxta endpoint
Date Thu, 19 Nov 2009 21:12:12 GMT
Sim IJskes - QCG wrote:
> How do we integrate large chunks of external (ASF) software? The 
> software for jxta is licensed:
>
> /*
>  *
>  * Copyright 2003 Warren Strange, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
>  *
>  * The contents of this release are subject to the Sun(TM)
>  * Community Source License, v 3.0/Jini(TM) Technology Specific
>  * Attachment, v 1.0 (the "License"); you may not use this
>  * release except in compliance with the License.  You may
>  * obtain a copy of the License at
>  * http://wwws.sun.com/software/jini/licensing/SCSL3_JiniTSA1.html.
>  * Software distributed under the License is distributed on an
>  * "AS IS" basis, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either express
>  * or implied.  See the License for the specific language
>  * governing rights and limitations under the License.
>  *
>  */
>
> Any ideas? Is SCSL3 an acceptable license, or should i ask Warren for 
> a relicense under ASF license. He writes: "I would be very happy to 
> donate the code." so i guess he is willing to relicense it.

We definitely would need Warren to re-license it under ASF License on 
this occasion, there's a good page about licenses at Apache 
http://www.apache.org/foundation/licence-FAQ.html

Cheers,

Peter.

>
> Before integrating i would suggest a SVN branch for the integration. 
> Gives me time to iron out any wrinkles.
>
> I'm not sure if Warrens implementation will provide us with an 
> implementation ClientAuthentication.YES and Confidentiality 
> constraints, but we can use his code as a starting point, i also would 
> like to delay finalisation of the serialization of the JxtaEndpoint, 
> so this could be one the the more unstable apis.
>
> Gr. Sim
>


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