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From Martin van den Bemt <m...@apache.org>
Subject Re: host (L)GPL to ASF Library wrappers
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 17:01:43 GMT
Hi Mario,

Here are some very interesting reads on licensing by Lawrence Rosen, the Apache legal counsel..

http://www.rosenlaw.com/pubs.htm

I think "The Unreasonable Fear of Infection" pdf document will answer your question if you
need to GPL the plugin...

Mvgr,
Martin

Mario Ivankovits wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> 
> There are contributions for jakarta commons-vfs which use LGPL/GPL or 
> any other license e.g. novell library (dont know the real name now)
> 
> Generally we should use sourceforge to host such "plugins", but due to 
> the stability of sourceforge in the past and the fact that there is no 
> svn support I though I'll host them on my own machine.
> 
> 
> Is there any legal issue I have to await if I do so?
> And in the case of a GPL license, I have to put the "plugin" under GPL 
> too, isnt it?
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks!
> Mario
> 
> 
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