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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Could Xerces-C offer a GPL license in addition to Apache?
Date Mon, 22 May 2006 17:44:55 GMT
On 22/05/06, Matt England <mengland@mengland.net> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Summary:
>
> Could Xerces possibly offer an additional, GPL license to their distribution?
>
>
> Details:
>
> I am a project leader for a dual-licensed, open-source project.  We offer
> one license as a GPL-based license; we also offer a commercial
> license.  References to our project:
>
> http://www.cleversafe.org
>
> We currently use Xerces-C/C++ for our XML interfacing/control.  However,
> the Xerces Apache license is not as compatible with our GPL license (as per
> <http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html#GPLIncompatibleLicenses>).

OK

> Among other things, we can not distribute Xerces source in our source
> tarballs so that our users can build a complete Cleversafe system from source.

Why not ?

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