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From "Henri Yandell" <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: More LGPL Questions
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 06:09:54 GMT
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 10:00 PM, J Aaron Farr <farra@apache.org> wrote:
>
>  "Henri Yandell" <bayard@apache.org> writes:
>
>  > Agreed.
>
>  +1
>
>
>  > The draft policy's intent is that the ServiceMix JBoss plugin would
>  > live at the ASF, distribute as a binary + source but without the LGPL
>  > dependencies being distributed by the ASF in any way.
>
>  ... and that the plugin is "optional" functionality.  The rest of
>  ServiceMix runs just fine without it.  I think that's an important
>  point when talking about LGPL dependencies.
>
>  > ...
>
> > The tricky part with regards to your question is that it's this
>  > scenario which is the major grey area of the current draft policy and
>  > the reason why it's still just a draft. While the policy remains a
>  > draft, I'm not sure we're going to have a very solid answer.  This
>  > does give us a great use case :)
>
>  "major grey area"?  The current draft already covers this scenario,
>  albeit perhaps not in as clear terms as we would all like.

Wrong phrase - it's (afaik) the major talking point.

Hen

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