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From "Remy Maucherat" <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] about kjc
Date Sat, 01 Dec 2001 22:32:02 GMT
> On Sat, 1 Dec 2001, Jon Stevens wrote:
>
> > > +1 for this patch as it is legal since it uses reflection.
> > >
> > > Remy
> >
> > I thought that using reflection to work with GPL code was still
considered
> > illegal by the FSF.
>
> As long ASF/jakarta doesn't have a list of 'accepted licences' that we can
> include/bundle with our code, and most jakarta projects already
> depend/bundle lots of proprietary code, I don't see why this patch would
> be a problem. It doesn't require us to distribute GPL code.

Yes, I don't really see any problem here. If the ASF feels it's still not
OK, then I'll remove the file (it's fully independent from the rest).

Remy


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