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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: apr_cvt() in apr_snprintf() - not (L)GPL
Date Sun, 04 May 2008 10:03:59 GMT
Jim Jagielski schrieb:
> This closes a long standing confusion on some code in apr_snprintf()
> (and ap_snprintf() in apache-1.3). The comments indicate that the
> apr_cvt() implementation was pulled from GNU libc. However, the
> actual origin of the code is from UNIX V7 (at least... it is also
> possible that this was derived/obtained from older BSD code, but
> this requires more digging). In any case, the code itself is licensed
> by Caldera under a BSD-ish license:
> 
>    http://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Caldera-license.pdf
> 
> which makes it fine for us to use.
> 
> I have updated the source, LICENSE and NOTICE files to reflect
> this fact.
> 
> PS: Even though I updated the files and am writing this Email,
>     the actual investigation was done by myself and Joe Orton.
>     Thanks Joe!
> 
> PPS: This is also applicable to the snprintf() impl in mod_jk,
>      hence adding the dev@tomcat list. This is because that
>      was pulled from APR :)

Ported to our copy in mod_jk in revisions 653192

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=653192&view=rev

and 653193

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=653193&view=rev

Regards,

Rainer

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