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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Axis2 dependencies mostly with ASL ?
Date Fri, 22 Dec 2006 14:57:17 GMT
Sorry could not resist...FWIW, you don't need to use xbeans.jar with
Axis2. It's purely optional.

-- dims

On 12/22/06, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> People on this list don't know about specifics of any specific
> project. I will attach 2 more url's and then shut up :)
>
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xerces/java/trunk/ (see LICENSE*)
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xmlbeans/trunk/ (see LICENSE* and NOTICE*)
>
> Please use this list when you *find* a problem.
>
> thanks,
> dims
>
> On 12/22/06, Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org> wrote:
> > For this reason I asked on this list... and not on one of the very many
> > dependent projects of axis2...
> > So let's be concrete, xerces folks, if any on the list, can you answer
> > about the org.w3c.dom packages ??
> > xbeans is part of Apache, anyone of xbeans down here ?
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > paul
> >
> >
> > Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > > Good Policy to cross check everything. When i doubt ask on the project
> > > mailing list.
> > >
> > > For Xmlbeans, check the xmlbeans distribution for their NOTICE/LICENSE
> > > files. Example see:
> > > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlbeans/trunk/NOTICE.txt. the
> > > org.w3c.dom is repackaged version of classes from xerces i believe
> > > (under ASL 2.0). com.ctc is from woodstox project which releases under
> > > 2 licenses. we use the jars that are released under ASL 2.0
> > >
> > > For Stax, we use the stax api jar from the stax project (not from the
> > > jcp page):
> > > http://stax.codehaus.org/
> > >
> > > For Geronimo, it's an Apache project under ASL2.0.
> > >
> > > As far as practice is concerned, each pmc/project team works hard to
> > > ensure that what we release in a ZIP/TAR as part of a apache project's
> > > release is "compatible" with our license and can be shipped as part of
> > > *your* product/service. So for example, we don't ship LGPL jars and we
> > > don't allow any GPL either.
> > >
> > > Bottom line, Cross check every jar from any software you wish to use.
> > > Ask on the project mailing list when in doubt.
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > > dims
> > >
> > > On 12/22/06, Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> I tried to check the dependencies of Axis2 that a colleague wanted to
> > >> include into ActiveMath.
> > >> Our policy is to make sure of the origin of the package and... I dare
> > >> say... he could have trusted the ASF having downloaded his archive from
> > >> there but I personally doubt.
> > >>
> > >> My first complaints is that dependencies are not officially visible on
> > >> the website and that is a shame... why ??
> > >>
> > >> But more seriously, in the Axis2 1.0 zip-archive that one can download,
> > >> under the lib directory I see the following content which surprise me:
> > >> - the xbeans jar is flagged with Apache license but it does have classes
> > >> belonging to a com.ctc.something and does also have org.w3c.dom classes.
> > >> I believe that at least the latter is wrong, the W3C has its own'
> > >> copyright I think.
> > >> - the StAX API is bundled under Apache license... which really surprises
> > >> me... this seems not coherent with the license you get when downloading
> > >> from the StAX JCP page and is especially surprising for a javax
> > >> something.
> > >> - I seem to see several other bundled classes with a different origin,
> > >> in particular, geronimo-activation, geronimo-jms, and and
> > >> geronimo-javamail.
> > >>
> > >> So what is the policy of Apache Foundation for this ? My colleague is of
> > >> the opinion that "if we get if from ASF we're safe and we can believe
> > >> it"... so I understand that if we get ever sued for this we can turn to
> > >> accuse ASF... I don't really believe that.
> > >>
> > >> Would it be a more correct practice to actually store the rights to
> > >> transmit such archives under, say, the APL, in a shared place,
> > >> potentially visible by others (e.g. a donation maybe) ?
> > >>
> > >> thanks
> > >>
> > >> paul
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Davanum Srinivas : http://www.wso2.net (Oxygen for Web Service Developers)
>


-- 
Davanum Srinivas : http://www.wso2.net (Oxygen for Web Service Developers)

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