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[Savannah-hackers] Re: submission of Quantity/Formatter objects - savann

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: submission of Quantity/Formatter objects -
Date: 09 Sep 2002 11:49:57 +0200
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address@hidden said:

> A package was submitted to
> This mail was sent to address@hidden, address@hidden
> PC Automation <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
> License: other
> Other License: Mozilla Public License 1.1

We only host GPL-compatible software.
The only way to make a MPL 1.1-licensed software GPL-compatible is to
dual licensing this software with the GNU GPL itself (the Mozilla

Is this what you mean?

> Description:
> This project involves the development of quantity/formatter java classes 
> designed under the model/delegate paradigm. So far we have written 5 
> quantity/formatter class pairs for currency, distance, elasped time, 
> temperature and weight. Each of the quantity classes have a set base unit for 
> arithmetic (and other) operations. Each of the respective formatter classes, 
> formats the quantity any number of different units, independent of the base 
> unit used in the quantity object. This allows a clean, modularized 
> implementation of the quantity/formatter pair.

The key question here is to figure out if your project
can run on a Free Software Java suite
(see for more
informations). Could you give us explanations about

> Our hope is that users will deploy our objects in relevant Java projects, 
> and/or contribute their expertise towards the development of new and improved 
> quantity/formatter objects.
> The code for the 5 quantities mentioned above are available for download.

Could you create a tarbal with the code as it
now exists and make it available to a temporary URL
(and add this url to your description while submitting
the project)?

We want to help you to fix potential legal issues.
For example, in order to release your project under
the GPL you should write copyright notice and copying
conditions at the beginning of every source code
file, following the advice of

Could you resubmit once it's done?
You can resubmit your project with ease by copying
the big re-registration URL provided in the mail
you receive at submission


Mathieu Roy
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