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From "Rajith Attapattu" <rajit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re : Dependencies and how it's going to affect the release
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2006 13:08:48 GMT
We can confirm from Cliff, but AFIK we need to include license.txt for all
jars.
I guess Dan just mentioned that on the list.

-Rajith

On 11/7/06, Martin Ritchie <ritchiem@apache.org> wrote:
>
> I've included the full text of the license with the jms.jar and the
> slf4j, backport and junit. The Saxon website says there code is open
> source but not what license. I found an RPM of saxon that claimed to
> be MPL, so we could include that. The rest of the libs are all apache.
> Do we really need a license file for them?
>
> On 07/11/06, Robert Greig <robert.j.greig@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 06/11/06, Steve Vinoski <vinoski@iona.com> wrote:
> > > +1 to maven, which I've been working on for awhile. So far in doing
> > > the maven work I've been surprised by both 1) the number of
> > > dependencies, which is much higher than I expected, and 2) the
> > > dependencies which aren't really legal. The JMS jar is one.
> >
> > Here is the redistribution clause from the licence for JMS.jar:
> >
> > 2. License to Distribute Software.  In addition to
> >   the license granted in Section 1 (Software
> >   Internal Use and Development License Grant) of
> >   these Supplemental Terms, subject to the terms and
> >   conditions of this Agreement, including but not
> >   limited to Section 3 (Java Technology
> >   Restrictions), Sun grants you a non-exclusive,
> >   non-transferable, limited license to reproduce and
> >   distribute the Software in binary form only,
> >   provided that you (i) distribute the Software
> >   complete and unmodified and only bundled as part
> >   of your Programs, (ii) do not distribute
> >   additional software intended to replace any
> >   component(s) of the Software, (iii) do not remove
> >   or alter any proprietary legends or notices
> >   contained in the Software, (iv) only distribute
> >   the Software subject to a license agreement that
> >   protects Sun's interests consistent with the terms
> >   contained in this Agreement, and (v) agree to
> >   defend and indemnify Sun and its licensors from
> >   and against any damages, costs, liabilities,
> >   settlement amounts and/or expenses (including
> >   attorneys' fees) incurred in connection with any
> >   claim, lawsuit or action by any third party that
> >   arises or results from the use or distribution of
> >   any and all Programs and/or Software.
> >
> > Does the Apache licence violate (iv)?
> >
> > RG
> >
>
>
> --
> Martin Ritchie
>

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