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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HSQLDB as an acceptable license?
Date Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:45:55 GMT
So either I'm going crazy or something changed about HSQL's license.  Its
now an exact mirror of BSD 3 Clause, with the appropriate replacements.

http://hsqldb.org/web/hsqlLicense.html

John

On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 4:44 PM Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

> As far as I know, HSQLDB is not OSI approved, as such, we should
> not be considering it as acceptable first. It does not make
> sense to allow dependency on non-OSI approved licenses in
> the 1st place.
>
> > On Jan 12, 2017, at 8:20 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > The HSQLDB license is derived from BSD-3-Clause
> >
> > http://hsqldb.org/web/hsqlLicense.html
> > https://spdx.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause.html
> >
> > However, it's not quite the same.  It reads similar to the BSD-4-Clause,
> however the advertising notions are moved into the 2nd clause, and the
> BSD-3-Clause's 2nd clause is split into two clauses.
> >
> > John
>
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