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From "Henri Yandell" <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: aclocal / Autoconf Generated files
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 02:08:31 GMT
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From: Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>
Date: Feb 6, 2008 6:08 PM
Subject: Re: aclocal / Autoconf Generated files
To: Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net>


On Feb 6, 2008 2:17 PM, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2008 5:04 PM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> > What does HTTP Server do here?
>
> It ships a similar generated configure script.  The license is
> extremely permissive, other than the fact that you have to leave the
> copyright notice you can do whatever you want with those files IIRC,
> so I don't see any reason not to ship them.  I don't think they're
> mentioned in LICENSE or NOTICE, but considering how incredibly
> permissively licensed they are I really don't see it mattering one way
> or the other.  The license doesn't require notice, and it's far more
> permissive than even the Apache license.  Practically every C based
> project on the planet ships with an autotools generated configure
> script or something similar.

This is the bit where one file is 'anyone do anything', and the others
are 'GPL, unless the one file is there, in which case they are anyone
do anything'?

I seem to recall Configure being the important file?

Hen

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