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From "Theodore W. Leung" <twle...@sauria.com>
Subject Re: [3rd party jar] crimson-ant
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2002 20:26:03 GMT
On Mon, 2002-02-04 at 22:24, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On 04 Feb 2002, Theodore W. Leung <twleung@sauria.com> wrote:
> 
> > This is a problem caused by importing a copy of ant in the
> > distribution.  The long term solution for this is for the Ant folks
> > to correctly license their jars.
> 
> Could you please expand this - what do we need to do to correctly
> license "our" jars?

According to Dirk we must include a license file for our own jars (seems
odd, to me also) because U.S law essentially says that a jar file w/o a
license is undistributable.

> Current CVS contains Crimson 1.1.3 and a README file right next to the
> jar that reads:
> 
> >> This directory contains crimson.jar from the 1.1.3 release of
> >> Apache Crimson.  For more information or newer releases see
> >> <http://xml.apache.org/crimson/>.
> 
> Do we need to include an extra LICENSE.crimson even if it uses the
> same license as all other files that are part of the distribution (the
> next, not the last one which shipped with JAXP 1.1 RI)?

I think so.

> Thanks
> 
>         Stefan
> 
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