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From "Fabio Utzig" <ut...@apache.org>
Subject Is this license compatible with an Apache project?
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:56:44 GMT
Hi,

I want to include an external source file part of a library provided by Freescale Semiconductor
to Apache Mynewt. Unfortunately the license looks a bit scary (and long); could someone double
check that it's possible to include it (or not) in the mynewt-core repo?

Full text of license is copied below, thanks!

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