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From Berin Lautenbach <be...@wingsofhermes.org>
Subject Re: Update to Version 2.0 license
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2004 04:15:49 GMT
Must admit, my understanding was the same as Cliff's.  I might just ask 
the question on this and see what we get.


Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

> At 4:29 PM -0800 2/6/04, Cliff Schmidt wrote:
>> As you suspected, you are misunderstanding.  The same
>> rules apply about not having GPL (and LGPL in the case
>> of Java)-licensed source within CVS.  The compatibility
>> referred to means that someone creating a derivative of
>> a GPL-licensed work can use code licensed under the
>> Apache License 2.0 to create that derived work.
> 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.

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