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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: Need advice on accepting a particular patch
Date Tue, 20 Dec 2005 01:43:01 GMT
Jeremias Maerki wrote:

> a FOP committer went away and forked the old maintenance branch
> [that fork] is now published under the ALv2.0.
> a contributor has taken code from [that fork] that fixes a
> long-standing problem in FOP, [and] submitted it as a patch

> One of the files in the patch would be a new file for FOP trunk,
> includes the ALv1.1 license header and is clearly derived from [2].

> [1] http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=17203
> [2]
http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/foray/foray/foray-pdf/src/java/org/for
ay/pdf/object/PDFToUnicodeCMap.java?view=markup

> I can't just accept this contribution without the approval of the
> FOray author, can I?

You can doublecheck with Cliff, but since the thing is published under ALv2,
I believe that yes, you can use the code.

	--- Noel


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