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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: Usage of LGPL libraries ?
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2005 18:11:24 GMT
--On Friday, January 14, 2005 5:29 PM +0100 Paul Libbrecht 
<paul@activemath.org> wrote:

> What is the ASF policy with respect to using LGPL libraries ?
> We have a case in Jakarata-commons:Jelly where a contribution was made
> that uses an LGPL library (jline) and there seems to be no
> otherwise-licensed equivalent libraries.
>
> Is there any fixed policy about this ?

The current official policy is that you can't introduce dependencies on 
LGPL libraries.  See:

<http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta/Using_20LGPL_27d_20code>

HTH.  -- justin

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