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From "Craig McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: jcp-open Digest of: get.703_703
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2007 05:58:07 GMT
On 7/4/07, Ralph Goers <Ralph.Goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> I think I might take a different approach to this problem. I would
> suggest that the only way to really solve this is to modify the Apache
> license in a manner similar to the GPL. I would do something like add a
> new termination section such as below. This license would terminate
> Sun's right to use any Apache software.
>
> 10. Termination - Your rights under this license will automatically
> terminate should you own or control any specification, process or other
> kind of work which is made publicly available under any public license,
> but which the Apache Software Foundation is prohibited from implementing
> due to license, patent, or other restrictions that are incompatible with
> this license and are directly under your control.

In other words "because we don't like FOU restrictions, we're going to
impose some of our own."

Yah, THAT makes a lot of sense :-).

>
> Ralph
>

Craig

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