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From Peter Donald <>
Subject RE: Home for ANT GUI (was: Ant GUI Requirements)
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2000 20:04:55 GMT
At 11:34  1/11/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Would a jedit plugin distributed as an entirely separate module that only
>calls external jedit plugin interfaces/implementations (doesn't modify jedit
>source) fall prey to the GPL?  Could we distribute the plugin as an APL
>piece of software without the GPL (jedit) code?  In other words, you are
>responsible for getting jedit separately and plugging in the ant GUI.

essentially no to all questions.

>I'm relatively new to these licensing issues and I know it's a tired
>discussion, but I really want an APL distributable jedit plugin.

you have to convince the guy who runs edit to allow that by giving
exceptions to GPL



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