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From Paul DuBois <p...@snake.net>
Subject Re: Update to Version 2.0 license
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2004 13:38:47 GMT
At 9:18 +0100 2/7/04, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
>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
>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.

So we have a situation where one person from FSF interprets the GPL
one way, and another person from FSF interprets it another way?

It's no surprise that we mere mortals have trouble understanding it.

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