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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Move log4cplus' license to ASL 2.0.
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2009 03:08:36 GMT

On Aug 10, 2009, at 7:06 PM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Ralph Goers<ralph.goers@dslextreme.com 
> > wrote:
>
>> How many forks of Log4j were ever successful?
>
> Incorrectly formulated question; I think you mean "How many forks of
> Log4J were mass adopted?", because I know of half a dozen Log4j forks
> that "were successful" within the scope they were made (within a
> company's IT dept).
>
Yes, you're right. I phrased that poorly. The point was/is that people  
contribute back not so much based upon the license but for many other  
reasons. Ironically, even with the LGPL no one is actually forced to  
contribute their code back to the original project.

Ralph
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