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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JSR-198 up for final vote
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2006 06:11:56 GMT
On 2/21/2006 8:13 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

>
>
> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>
>> I think we should take a firm stand and vote against against any JSR 
>> that includes the downstream licensing restrictions, since it 
>> violates the Apache compromise 
>
>
> Oracle is emphasizing the "Apache compromise", actually.  We (Apache) 
> can do open source implementations, and have no requirement to enforce 
> or pass down any additional license restrictions.


What is our mandate in terms of our participation in these JSRs?  Do we 
look out for the greater community of which Apache is a part or do we 
only care about the ASF?  More specifically, IIUC, the compromise seems 
to only apply to ASF.


Regards,
Alan





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