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From Marnie McCormack <marnie.mccorm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Dependencies license question
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2009 09:47:06 GMT
It's in java/resources and contains all the applicable licenses.

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On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 9:40 AM, Andrea Gazzarini <a.gazzarini@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Marnie, thanks for reply. Just two questions :
>
> "add details of each additional license to the license file in svn (they're
> separated by language)
> We used to store a license file alongside the jars but it looks like we
> abandoned than in favour of one big license file (correct me here if I'm
> wrong all !!) that lists every license we need per language."
>
> > Where's that file? I saw a LICENSE file under the java folder but it is
> the Apache License; Previously (for Apache Muse stuff) I inserted license
> information
> only into the NOTICE file.
>
> Regards,
> Andrea
>
> 2009/2/2 Marnie McCormack <marnie.mccormack@googlemail.com>
>
> > Hi Andrea,
> >
> > If we distribute (or store in our repo) any licensed artifact, then we
> > (sadly) have to take on the responsibility of dealing with it. Most
> likely
> > the licenses are ok to use (since Jetty is also Apace licensed) but
> you'll
> > have to check each one and include it as appropriate for Qpid. Basically,
> > if
> > we use it then we have to check out/declare the license for it ourselves.
> >
> > This link gives some useful info on dealing with 3rd party licenses:
> >
> > http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
> >
> > Fundamentally, assuming you want to use/include something with an
> > acceptable
> > non-Apache license then you need to:
> >
> > - add details of each additional license to the license file in svn
> > (they're
> > separated by language)
> > - add details to and notice files in svn (ditto)
> >
> > We used to store a license file alongside the jars but it looks like we
> > abandoned than in favour of one big license file (correct me here if I'm
> > wrong all !!) that lists every license we need per language.
> >
> > This is so that the license is correctly declared/handled. Often the
> > license
> > will provide some text you can use to describe the product you're using
> in
> > the notice file.
> >
> > Hth - give me a shout if not !
> >
> > Regards,
> > Marnie
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:51 AM, Andrea Gazzarini <a.gazzarini@gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hi All, I'm going to submit the first version of QMan Admin
> > console.Before
> > > explaining what it is and how it's working I need help about licensing
> of
> > > included dependencies.
> > > At the moment (I'm referring to the submitted version) QMan is using
> only
> > > the Jetty runtime libraries
> > >
> > >
> > >   - jetty-6.1.14.jar
> > >   - jetty-util-6.1.14.jar
> > >   - start.jar
> > >
> > >
> > > Note : Jetty is licensed under Apache License 2.0.
> > >
> > > Now, Jetty is shipped with a lot of libraries that you can use
> depending
> > on
> > > your nedds. Well, for admin console I need JSP support. So, under the
> > Jetty
> > > distribution there's a folder
> > > "JSP 2.1" and from there I used the following libraries :
> > >
> > >
> > >   - core-3.1.1.jar
> > >   - jsp-2.1.jar
> > >   - jsp-api-2.1.jar
> > >
> > >
> > > Now, before of submit the mentioned libraries, I had a look to their
> > > license
> > > and I saw that the only indication about that is found on their
> > > MANIFEST.MF.
> > > There are three different licenses :
> > >
> > >
> > >   - core-3.1.1.jar is licensed under Eclipse Public License Version 1.0
> > >   - jsp-2.1.jar is licensed under "
> > >   https://glassfish.dev.java.net/public/CDDLv1.0.html"
> > >   - jsp-api-2.1.jar is licensed under Apache License 2.0
> > >
> > >   I presume that, since there are part of Jetty, they can be used
> without
> > >   any problem at all (I'm simply using those classes without any direct
> > or
> > >   indirect changes) but I'm not an expert on this topic so could help
> me
> > > about
> > >   that?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Andrea
> > >
> >
>

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