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From Vic <>
Subject Re: Struts - Licensing and Derivative Work
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2005 01:20:16 GMT
I use commons-validator in Swing WebStart applications. Works fine 
without servlet API.

Andres Almiray wrote:

>I have a doubt regarding the licensing of Struts and
>Derivative Works made by third parties, I hope you can
>help me figure it out.
>I'm brainstorming a framework very similar to Struts
>in its behavior but it is intended not to run in a web
>environment, nor follow de servlet expecification.
>I want to replicate some of the behavior of Struts,
>like the Validator package, but I can use the package
>as it is because it is tied to the servlet API.
>My assuption is that IF I could copy the validator
>package, change some parts as to not use the servlet
>API, retaining the copyright from the ASF, adding
>proper credits to the Struts team in the
>documentation, adding the proper NOTICE changes and
>applying the ASF to the framework, thus creating a new
>package for this new framework, is it within the legal
>bounds of the License?  am I allowed to do that?
>Or do I have to find another way to replicate the
>desired behavior?
>Thank you for your time,
>Ing. Andres Almiray Jaramillo
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