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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Question about Maven IDLJ plugin
Date Mon, 27 Sep 2010 00:23:15 GMT
On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 26, 2010, at 4:52 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:
>
>> Hi David,
>>
>>>> We had a question in OODT-podling-ville about using the Maven IDLJ plugin
>>>> and it's ASL license compatibility if we are configuring the plugin in our
>>>> sources to use Jacorb, which is GPL licensed.
>>>
>>> The license page http://www.jacorb.org/lgpl.html indicates it's lgpl, not gpl.
>>
>> Odd. It doesn't mention the word "lesser" on that page at all, and it says
>> in big bold letters at the title:
>>
>> GNU LIBRARY GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
>>
>> What makes you think it's lgpl, other than the name of the HTML file it's
>> linked to being lgpl.html (which could also indicate "license" "GPL" as
>> well)?
>
> This is the lgpl.  The first 'l' used to stand for "lesser" until they decided that
might be casting unnecessary aspersions on something (code? license?) and they decided henceforth
it would stand for "library".

You have that backwards.

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.0.html

> david jencks

- Sam Ruby

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