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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: StAX (JSR 173) API source license
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 10:00:18 GMT
On Apr 24, 2006, at 1:37 PM, Jim Barnett wrote:

> It is BEA's intent to offer both the "official" API and RI files  
> for JSR
> 173 under the ASF 2.0 license on the JCP website for JSR 173.  I am
> working with Thorick Chow, the new BEA JSR 173 Spec Lead, Ellen Siegel
> (Sun Legal) and Harold Ogle (Sun JCP) to get this clarified and  
> cleaned
> up on the JCP JSR 173 site.

Good luck.  I tried to do that for JSR 170 and was blocked by
Sun legal (Jonathan Nimer).  We (Day Software) were allowed to
distribute the RI and TCK under ASF 2.0 licenses, but the API
was forced to remain under a spec license.  Perhaps Sun will be
a little more flexible for BEA.

....Roy

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