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From "Chris Custine" <ccust...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JBoss deployer support from codehaus
Date Sat, 23 Feb 2008 22:11:18 GMT
I sent an email to legal-discuss this morning, so hopefully we can get a
definitive resolution this week.

Chris

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 6:52 AM, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:

> What about raising this problem on legal-discuss and see what it gives ?
> Chris, do you want to take a stab at it ?
>
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Chris Custine <ccustine@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > Yes sorry, JBoss is LGPL.  We do actually import JBoss classes in
> JBIService
> >  and JBIDeployer but all LGPL dependencies are marked as provided in the
> >  pom.xml.  So when we ship binaries, they are free from LGPL code, and
> when a
> >  developer builds on their own machine, they are downloading the JBoss
> jars
> >  from maven central themselves so at least we aren't shipping any LGPL
> code.
> >
> >  Obviously we will want to run this through legal-discuss if we get that
> far,
> >  but I wanted to see if anyone was interested in the first place.
> >
> >  Chris
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  On Jan 28, 2008 12:52 AM, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  > As David said, I'd be really happy to bring it back in our main svn
> repo
> >  > if
> >  > possible.
> >  > The main problem is the legal aspects.
> >  > One thing is that IIRC (but it should be easy to confirm) is that we
> don't
> >  > actually
> >  > have any dependenies on JBoss code, because the SAR we build does not
> >  > require any API or so (only the SAR descriptor).
> >  > In such a case, I think we would be ok to import it.
> >  >
> >  > And to answer David's question, JBoss is LGPL.
> >  >
> >  > On Jan 28, 2008 5:18 AM, Chris Custine <ccustine@apache.org> wrote:
> >  >
> >  > > I have noticed several questions recently regarding the JBoss
> deployer
> >  > > code
> >  > > that is at codehaus and after looking into the code a bit I am
> wondering
> >  > > if
> >  > > anyone is interested in moving that to Apache under the platforms
> module
> >  > > similar to the geronimo plugins.  One of the main reasons that the
> >  > > deployer
> >  > > is not working with 3.2 or 3.3 is that the dependencies
> (specifically
> >  > > exclusions of transient deps from servicemix-core) are specific to
> each
> >  > > ServiceMix release and the current JBoss deployer code is specific
> to
> >  > > 3.1.2.
> >  > > I have fixed the issues locally to make things work with 3.2 and
> 3.3,
> >  > but
> >  > > while I am at it I wanted to see if moving it to the ServiceMix SVN
> was
> >  > > something worth exploring.
> >  > >
> >  > > I looked into the whole GPL issue and since we are only compiling
> >  > against
> >  > > GPL code that is available on maven central repo and not shipping
> or
> >  > > packaging any GPL code, I believe there are no issues with
> licensing.
> >  > >
> >  > > This is just an idea, so any thoughts?
> >  > >
> >  > > Thanks,
> >  > > Chris
> >  > >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  > --
> >  > Cheers,
> >  > Guillaume Nodet
> >  > ------------------------
> >  > Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
> >  >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Guillaume Nodet
> ------------------------
> Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
>

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