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From Jeremias Maerki <dev.jerem...@greenmail.ch>
Subject Re: Update to Version 2.0 license
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2004 08:18:31 GMT
I've followed the process of the defining the 2.0 license quite closely.
I can only say that the ASF was in constant dialog with the FSF
(represented by Eben Moglen). AFAIK there's, however, no public
statement by the FSF, yet, that the new license is compatible but the
ASF board considers that a matter of time. There was however a rather
public statement by Eben Moglen about the compatibility of one of the
draft versions where he identified a single problem which I think was
fixed.

On 07.02.2004 02:38:08 Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> That's what the Apache foundation thinks. I asked the FSF about this 
> yesterday, and they seem to think otherwise. Dave Turner, their GPL 
> Compliance Engineer, told me in no uncertain language that the Apache 
> 2.0 license is *not* compatible with the GPL. :-( It might behoove 
> the Apache folks to confer with the FSF folks, and find out what the 
> sticking point is.


Jeremias Maerki


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