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From David Blevins <david.blev...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: TOMEE-2618 Reconcile javax.activation dependencies
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:52:02 GMT
Gentle note to everyone on EPL, Tomcat has had EPL dependencies since version 7.x.

I'll add some details on the "Java EE 8 versions of APIs" thread.


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David Blevins
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> On Aug 14, 2019, at 12:29 AM, Alex The Rocker <alex.m3tal@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> +1 : I appreciate Mark's concern wit dependencies licenses
> Since we're at this, JAXB license doesn't seem so Apache-friendly :
> Jon is working on upgrading 7.1.x to JAXB 2.3.2, and he mentionned
> this link for JAXB source:
> https://github.com/eclipse-ee4j/jaxb-api/tree/2.3.2.
> This later page mentions an EDL 1.0 licence which sounds rather unlike
> usual Apache's.
> Isn't there a Geronimo replacement for JAXB which could be shipped in
> TomEE to avoid it ?
> 
> Kind regards,
> Alexandre Vermeerbergen
> 
> Le mar. 13 août 2019 à 22:28, Mark Struberg
> <struberg@yahoo.de.invalid> a écrit :
>> 
>> I'd rather roll a Geronimo-activation-1.2 spec.
>> 
>> EPL is a weak copyleft license. That means shipping with an EPL dependency has a
legal impact on downstream consumers. That's the reason why it is only CatB.
>> Rolling the few missing enhancements should really be easy.
>> 
>> LieGrue,
>> strub
>> 
>>> Am 13.08.2019 um 06:33 schrieb David Blevins <david.blevins@gmail.com>:
>>> 
>>> With the latest Java 11 changes we have two copies and versions of the javax.activation
specification in our dist.
>>> 
>>> - geronimo-activation_1.1_spec (via javaee-api-8.0)
>>> - jakarta.activation-1.2.1.jar
>>> 
>>> The Jakarta EE 8 version of Activation should be 1.2.  There is no Geronimo Activation
1.2 available.
>>> 
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TOMEE-2618
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> David Blevins
>>> http://twitter.com/dblevins
>>> http://www.tomitribe.com
>>> 
>> 


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