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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: about the legalization of script like ltmain.sh
Date Sat, 26 Sep 2009 02:11:00 GMT
2009/9/25 Samuel Kevin <lovesummerf@gmail.com>:
> hiļ¼ŒSam:
>
> 2009/9/25 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Samuel Kevin <lovesummerf@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi, Sam:
>> >
>> > 2009/9/25 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Samuel Kevin <lovesummerf@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > scripts like ltmain.sh under GPL license could also be permitted to
>> >> > upload
>> >> > to SVN repos ;
>> >>
>> >> Minor correction: ltmain.sh can be distributed under the Apache
>> >> License, and it is important that we follow the instructions contained
>> >> in the file that enable us to do so.  In cases where those
>> >> instructions do not apply or are not followed, it is not OK to include
>> >> ltmain.sh in an ASF distribution.
>> >>
>> > i am now coufused about  that. If ltmain.sh can't show up in ASF
>> > distribution, why can i see it in httpd archive?
>>
>> Per the license for ltmain.sh, if httpd is a "program that contains a
>> configuration script generated by Autoconf" then ltmain.sh may be
>> included "under the same distribution terms that you use for the rest
>> of that program".  Such usage is allowed.
>>
>  This sentence tiwists me........... i'd appriciate if you could show me an
> example for "under the same distribution terms that you use for the rest
> of that program". thanks

Httpd is a program.

Httpd is distributed under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0.

ltmain.sh, when included with httpd, is distributed under the same
distribution terms as the rest of that program (namely httpd).

> regards,
> Kevin

- Sam Ruby

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