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From Ashish <paliwalash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: removed releases with LGPL
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2010 03:17:22 GMT
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 3:23 AM, Niklas Gustavsson <niklas@protocol7.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 5:03 PM, Niklas Gustavsson <niklas@protocol7.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Niklas & the MINA PMC:  In this month's report from MINA to the board,
you
>>>> mentioned that you removed from archive.apache.org past releases that
>>>> mistakenly included items under the LGPL.  In the future, please do not
>>>> remove such releases unless their distribution is in fact illegal. Including
>>>> items under the LGPL in releases is not illegal, just against Apache policy.
>>>
>>> We got a backup of the removed releases. So, if I understand
>>> correctly, the best option would be to restore these?
>>
>> No objections here.  Beyond that, it is a MINA PMC decision.  If I
>> were on that PMC, my take is that it would be in the best interest of
>> existing users if the releases were still available.
>
> As seen above, the board has provided feedback the we do not need to
> remove the releases which contains the LGPL licensed file. Since I got
> a backup, does anyone object to me restoring this? If I do, I'll add a
> notice on our download page that M4-M6 contains a LGPL file and users
> should be aware.

+1

So do we have another release without these libs?

- ashish

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