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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: New chair and/or attic
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:01:09 GMT

On Aug 31, 2012, at 2:41 PM, "C. Bergström" <> wrote:

> On 09/ 1/12 01:28 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> Your suggestion is that, somehow, one cannot push stdcxx as part
>> of the FreeBSD ports collection. And that is because it is licensed
>> under ALv2.
>> My response is that that suggestion is total hogwash.
> That's not an authoritative response - To help resolve this maybe we could
> 1) Have Apache lawyers say the same thing via a letter to FBSD foundation
> or
> 2) Please have this link updated and provide a reference to where FSF has stated their
revised compatibility views about APLv2 + GPLv2

Ummm... system library

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