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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clarify relation between GPL and Apache license
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:46:28 GMT
On 14 December 2011 11:12, 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.

I think he meant that the cited ASF page quotes the FSF - i.e. the ASF
is not making a statement about compatibility here, merely quoting the
FSF.

>>
>> >
>> > 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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