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From Jacques Le Roux <>
Subject Re: Moving JBoss FreeMarker IDE (Eclipse plugin) to the ASF?
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:56:19 GMT
Le 09/03/2018 à 10:32, Daniel Dekany a écrit :
>> So I think "FreeMarker IDE" should be brought over to the ASF,
>> similarly as FreeMarker-Online was. Also the Eclipse update "site"
>> should be hosted on ASF infrastructure. I have started a discussion to
>> explore this possibility, and so far it seems it's fine on their side:
>> The code is under EPL,
> Wrong, sorry... It's under LGPL 2.1 (and the copyright holder is
> RedHat "and individual contributors"), at least on most source files.
> I have suggested at JBoss Tools that if they sign CCLA and then make a
> PR to a repo at ASF that we create for this product, that way
> contributing the whole source code to the ASF, then we can replace the
> license headers etc. I have indicated that this is just my personal
> understanding. So, will that work? We did the same with "FreeMarker
> Online".
Hi Daniel,

I believe it depends on RedHat "and individual contributors" good wills.
Maybe easier for RedHat than "individual contributors" depending how RedHat handles that part.
Contrary to ASL2, for LGPL 2.1 I don't know, we might need help from legal if RedHat can't


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