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From "Henri Yandell" <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Java Service Wrapper
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2008 19:34:47 GMT
Raises the question of whether anyone has needed the
improvements/bugfixes/whatever in the later GPL versions, and whether
we should consider forking the old version.

Hen

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> The Java Service Wrapper is being used (and sometimes redistributed) by
>  many of our Java projects (ActiveMQ, ServiceMix, Geronimo, OFBiz, Tomcat).
>  It was formerly available under an MIT/BSD style license, as can be seen
>  in the 3.2.3 version at
>
>   http://sourceforge.net/projects/wrapper/
>
>  More recent versions of the product are currently under dual GPLv2
>  and commercial licensing.
>
>   http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org/doc/english/licenseOverview.html
>
>  And yet no mention of its license is found in our documentation.
>
>   http://activemq.apache.org/java-service-wrapper.html
>
> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBIZ/How+to+Run+OFBiz+as+Windows+Service+with+Java+Service+Wrapper
>   http://people.apache.org/~fhanik/wrapper.html
>   http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyWindowsService
>
>  and the only pages we have that refer to the old version are in Geronimo
>
>
> http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC11/configuring-geronimo-as-a-windows-service.html
>
> http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC20/configuring-geronimo-as-a-windows-service.html
>
>  If your project is currently distributing or telling users to make use of
>  the Java Service Wrapper, please be sure that we only use the old licensed
>  version, that our documentation points to the old site, and that when we do
>  point folks to wrapper.tanukisoftware.org (which we should do because some
>  users are not allergic to GPLv2) we should also point out that the newer
>  versions are under different licenses (GPLv2/commercial).
>
>  ....Roy
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