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From Ugo Cei <u....@sourcesense.com>
Subject Re: Recent additions to POI "Added implementation of Digital Signature support"
Date Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:32:34 GMT

On Oct 14, 2009, at 5:02 PM, David Fisher wrote:

> Yes, here it is.
> "This product contains parts that were originally based on the eID  
> Applet project (http://code.google.com/p/eid-applet/). Copyright (C)  
> 2008-2009 FedICT."
> I have a big problem with what I see when I go to that link. Someone  
> who is looking at Apache POI  would find the reference to LGPL and  
> run away. If we provide a link in the NOTICE then it must go to a  
> place that is unambiguous. My preference would be to ask the eID  
> Applet project to make the dual licensing issue crystal clear on  
> their home page. The alternative would be to link directly to the  
> source directory from our NOTICE.

I will ask Frank if it's possible to state the double licensing  
clearly in the README. I hope he has no problem with that.


Ugo Cei
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