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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: Move log4cplus' license to ASL 2.0.
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 02:55:04 GMT
If your only intention is to make the codebase compatible with GPL,
perhaps you don't know that according to FSF the Apache License v1.1
can be used in Gnu GPLv2 work. I assume (but that may not hold true)
that it is also be compatible with GPLv3.


2009/8/9 Václav Haisman <v.haisman@sh.cvut.cz>:
> Hi.
> I have asked[1] in this mailing list about license issues with log4cplus' ASL
> 1.1. Recently, the owner of most of the code in log4cplus (Tad E. Smith) gave
> me OK to relicense his code under ASL 2.0. I want to make this step to make
> log4cplus' license compatible with GPLv3. The remaining issue I see is that
> some of the code in log4cplus comes from early log4j 1.2 which is covered by
> ASL 1.1. Later releases of log4j are under ASL 2.0. Is it ok for me to
> relicense this derived code also under ASL 2.0, from the point of view of the
> Apache Foundation as the owner of the original code?
> [1]
> <http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200902.mbox/%3C498D4E06.1000008@sh.cvut.cz%3E>
> --
> VH

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