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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A grace period for getting rid of JSON license jars
Date Sat, 19 Nov 2016 03:15:38 GMT
On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 5:44 PM, Joe Witt <joe.witt@gmail.com> wrote:

> Definitely appreciate you taking the initiative on providing an
> alternative implementation.  In the case I'm concerned about we have a
> library, twitter4j, which uses the json.org code as a source
> dependency so we'd not be able to exclude their binary dep and replace
> it.
>

I just looked and twitter4j doesn't really use the json.org code as a
dependency at all. It embeds that code into its own source code.

That makes twitter4j just as bad as the json.org code.

It shouldn't be too hard to do the source code surgery to remove the
offending code, however.

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