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[Classpathx-xml] Re: [Classpathx-discuss] GPL + lib exception: headers
[Classpathx-xml] Re: [Classpathx-discuss] GPL + lib exception: headers say ... what?
Sat, 20 Oct 2001 15:33:06 -0700
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From: "David Brownell" <address@hidden>
Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2001 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Classpathx-discuss] GPL + lib exception: headers say ... what?
> I got no responses to my earlier query ... so I thought I'd
> follow up with my decision. This corresponds to what
> "classpath" did for the "javax.naming" glue, and to what
> libgcj does everywhere (except it's missing an indirection
> to a separate LIBGCJ_LICENSE file).
> It's my understanding that this basically means that folk
> are able to use the entire "gnujaxp.jar" in any kind of
> application (Free, Open, or Proprietary) if they don't
> make any changes. The same can be done with a GCJ
> compiled native code, linked either dynamically (like
> the LGPL) or statically (unlike the LGPL). Modifications
> to the library code have to be made public, of course.
> - Dave
> * This file is part of GNU JAXP, a library.
> * GNU JAXP is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
> * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> * (at your option) any later version.
> * GNU JAXP is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> * GNU General Public License for more details.
> * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
> * As a special exception, if you link this library with other files to
> * produce an executable, this library does not by itself cause the
> * resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General Public License.
> * This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why the
> * executable file might be covered by the GNU General Public License.
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