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From "Henri Yandell" <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CMr - Plug-in engine discussion on javalobby!
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2007 02:27:44 GMT
On 3/12/07, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On 3/11/07, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> > The reasoning is wrong. After discussion with the FSF, the ASF were
> > happy that depending on LGPL jars did not invoke any form of
> > reciprocalness, so there was no license issue to stop us using LGPL
> > code and/or distributing it.
>
> That doesn't match my recollection at all: IIRC, it was that the FSF
> was not willing to issue any clarifications regarding LGPL and Java.
> Do you have a pointer to this discussion?  -- justin

My recollection of what Cliff reported back from his conversations with them.

When I say 'the ASF' above, I mean 'the Legal VP'. The bit you're
referring to is the set of conversations before then (I think).

Hen

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