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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Handling a license violation
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2007 21:14:55 GMT
Yes - it's a violation, removing LICENSE/NOTICE removes their only
right to distribute the package, leaving them with no right whatsoever.


Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've encountered a project that has taken a part of the Apache
> Jackrabbit codebase, replaced the license headers, renamed the
> org.apache.jackrabbit packages, and released the resulting code as a
> part of a larger application under the GPL with no mention of the
> Apache License or the NOTICE file.
> 
> I believe and hope that the issue can be resolved simply by politely
> asking them to honor the conditions of section 4 of the Apache
> License. But before doing that and to avoid potential pitfalls I would
> appreciate pointers to or advice on how similar cases have best been
> handled before.
> 
> BR,
> 
> Jukka Zitting
> 
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