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From "Yoav Shapira" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] OFBiz Test Snapshot Release: 4.0.0 TS5
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2006 19:44:53 GMT

On 11/7/06, robert burrell donkin <> wrote:
> > >> The OFBiz podling (PPMC and community) has reached a consensus
> > >> internally approving the 4.0.0 TS5 test snapshot release. We are now
> > >> requesting a vote for review and approval from the general Incubator
> > >> group and the Incubator PMC.

+1 from me.

> AFAIC the substantive issue is the xsd's without open source licenses
> but IMHO this is a marginal case. the license is missing from the
> LICENSE file.
> apache has traditionally issued aggregate binary releases containing
> redistributable binary components which are not open source but does
> not include source under restrictive licenses. xsd's are a difficult
> corner case. much better to create clean room implementations.

So would you recommend OFBiz copy the XSD and relicense it to ASL 2.0?

> since this is an incubator release and there seems no substantial
> legal risk i'm going to +1 but i trust that the mentors will see that
> this issue is resolved before graduation.

It's on my (very) short list of remaining OFBiz issues to handle
before calling a graduation vote.

> mentors really need to cast their votes
> - robert

Mine was cast on ofbiz-dev@incubator.a.o, casting here again for
clarity and ease of IPMC viewing.


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