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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Democracy? [was: About joining JSR 279 and 280]
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2005 19:13:51 GMT

On Dec 9, 2005, at 2:10 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2005, at 11:02 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>> That was pre 2.5 though, IIRC.
>
> Yes, but just 2.5 is not enough to enable open source.  The spec lead
> has to propose a license that is compatible as well.  Sun, Day, and
> (I think) BEA and (maybe) IBM are the only ones that do that now.
> We should be voting "no" when the terms of use are not satisfactory.

Terms of use of the RI?  The specs all come out under the 2.5+ spec  
license, IIRC.  I'll go back and check.

geir

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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