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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: [proposal] daedalus jar repository (was: primary distribution
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2003 03:39:23 GMT
Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@webweaving.org> wrote on 27/02/2003 10:18:26 
AM:

> 
> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> 
> > > "can we link to software under license X?",
> 
> > And what does 'linking' mean for languages used by the ASF, e.g. Java,
> > PHP, Perl, scripting languages like Javascript?
> 
> Actually - in a lot of cases - that is not 'our' problem. Best we can do
> is ask the owner/author of the IP/License for which resolving such is
> important for his-or-her take on that; and then make sure the answer is
> filed properly in the ASF books.

Yep. If the ASF wants to use third-party code, it must verify the license 
usage is legal.

Given the discussions lately re: LGPL, this sort of issue is extremely 
important.
--
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
Blog:      http://www.freeroller.net/page/dion/Weblog
Work:      http://www.multitask.com.au



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