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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve Apache XAP 0.5.0 Release
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2008 06:31:18 GMT
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 11:58 PM, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 4:01 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> <snip/>
>
> There seem to be several copies of some files, e.g.
> >
> > dojo.js.uncompressed.js
> > custom_rhino.jar
> > flash6_gateway.fla
> >
>
>
> Hmm, custom_rhino.jar is an interesting one. Prior to version 1.6R5, I
> believe Rhino was MPL licensed, and as of 1.6R5 it is dual licensed under
> MPL and GPL. It is coming to XAP through Dojo. Do we know which version of
> Rhino this is?
>
> If it's 1.6R5 or later, how does a dual MPL / GPL license work in an ASF
> project? Does the ASF have to pick one of the licenses, and are we allowed
> to do that? Can we distribute something that's potentially GPL licensed?


i dislike dual licenses (there is some legal uncertainty see
http://www.softwarefreedom.org/resources/2007/gpl-non-gpl-collaboration.html)
but AIUI most of the rest of the legal group are ok with them. for ASF
purposes, it would be treated as MPL1.1.

- robert

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