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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Glassfish code removing apache headers
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2007 21:51:03 GMT
Hi,

I think I didn't read the original carefully enough. I didn't  
understand that the original code was Apache license.

Please ignore my comments as being underinformed.

Craig

On Jun 15, 2007, at 1:43 PM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:

> Craig,
>
> "our" == "Apache"? Is Sun claiming authorship of those files in
> question? and relicensing it under another license?
>
> thanks,
> dims
>
> On 6/15/07, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>> IIUC, dual license here means that the user (Apache projects) can
>> choose whether to license the code under CDDL (good) or GPL (not  
>> good).
>>
>> So for our purposes, we can choose to license the code under CDDL
>> which is compatible with ASL v2, and distribute the code with Apache
>> project distributions.
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> On Jun 15, 2007, at 1:36 PM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>>
>> > This is definitely not acceptable! Though, Not sure what to do  
>> next...
>> >
>> > -- dims
>> >
>> > On 6/15/07, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> On 5/18/06, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
>> >> > On May 18, 2006, at 12:10 PM, Carlos Sanchez wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > > I have been informed that the glassfish guys use some  
>> Apache code
>> >> > > where they have removed the Apache license header for the CDDL
>> >> header
>> >> > > just keeping a small "Portions Copyright Apache Software
>> >> Foundation.".
>> >> > > Shouldn't they keep both headers or is it ok?
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Files:
>> >> > > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/jasper/tc5.5.x/src/
>> >> share/org/
>> >> > > apache/jasper/JasperException.java
>> >> > > https://glassfish.dev.java.net/source/browse/glassfish/ 
>> appserv-
>> >> > > webtier/src/java/org/apache/jasper/JasperException.java?
>> >> > > rev=1.2&view=markup
>> >> >
>> >> > It is not okay -- in fact, it is explicitly forbidden by our
>> >> license.
>> >> > Probably a simple misunderstanding -- I will see if Simon Phipps
>> >> can
>> >> > correct it.
>> >>
>> >> This is not yet corrected and a few weeks ago they changed the
>> >> license
>> >> headers to be dual CDDL + GPL.
>> >>
>> >> Niall
>> >>
>> >> > Thanks for noticing,
>> >> >
>> >> > ....Roy
>> >> >
>> >>
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>> >
>> > --
>> > Davanum Srinivas :: http://davanum.wordpress.com
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>> Craig Russell
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>>
>
>
> -- 
> Davanum Srinivas :: http://davanum.wordpress.com

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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