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Re: Classpath and org.omg.*

From: Chris Gray
Subject: Re: Classpath and org.omg.*
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 22:44:00 +0200

On Thursday 23 October 2003 20:26, Stuart Ballard wrote:

> I think I see a fairly simple way that OMG could preserve the integrity
> of the CORBA standard while remaining Free Software. In much the same
> way as some Free licenses allow free modification but require that
> anyone making such modifications must change the name of the software,
> couldn't the OMG say something like:
> "You may modify this software, but if you distribute a modified version
> you must change the package name to something that does not begin with
> 'org.omg'."
> At least, such a change would meet *my* criteria as Free Software 

But it would of course be incompatible with the GPL ...

Chris Gray                                /k/ Embedded Java Solutions
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