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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ Artemis: Using LGPL licensed libraries at runtime
Date Thu, 24 Dec 2015 17:08:41 GMT
On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 8:20 AM, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:

>
> > On Dec 24, 2015, at 7:39 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
> >
> > There is no issue w/ the below.
>
> So Apache projects can use LGPL/category X libraries by default without
> even letting the user know they are using the LGPL/category X libraries
> (not distributed, so nothing needs to go in LICENSE/NOTICE) and without the
> user having to even “opt in” to using the LGPL/category X functionality?


Yeup.

The project is using what is available. It is not *imposing* a dependency.

As long as there is a fallback, then no imposition occurs. We do not want
to require/impose a cat-X dependency.

Cheers,
-g

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