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From Ben Laurie <...@links.org>
Subject Re: Clarify relation between GPL and Apache license
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:27:37 GMT
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Markus Stier
<markus.stier@stegmannsystems.com> wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > There are currently (at least) two places which address the
>> > compatibility between GPL 2.x and the Apache license 2.0.
>> >
>> > At  http://www.apache.org/foundation/license-faq.html#GPL, ASF states
>> > that both licenses are compatible. This is misleading or even incorrect.
>>
>> No it doesn't.
>
> Sorry, I don't understand what you wanted to tell me.

It says the Apache Licence is _not_ compatible with GPL2.

>
>>
>> >
>> > According to http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html,
>> > the Apache 2.0 license is only compatible to GPL >= 2.x if the GPLed
>> > software uses Apache'd libraries but not vice versa. This seems to be
>> > the more appropriate statement.
>> >
>> > I suggest that the FAQ page should be updated.
>> >
>> > Best
>> >
>> > Markus
>>
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