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From Weiqi Gao <>
Subject Re: Problems with licenses (GPL, LGPL) and task writing
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2001 12:15:56 GMT
On 15 Jun 2001 10:57:05 +0200, Jérôme Lacoste wrote:
> If I have a tool written under the GPL or LGPL, and I want to write
> a task for it, shouldn't the license of the task be still GPL or

Not automatically.  For example, CVS is a GPL-ed tool, yet the cvs tasks
in Ant are certainly not GPL-ed.

> In that case, can the task be part of the Ant optional tasks tree,
> or is there a license conflict?

As long as the task is not GPL-ed and not otherwise licensed in a
fashion that conflicts with the Apache license.

Weiqi Gao

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