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From Thomas Fischer <>
Subject Re: [VOTE]apache-empire-db-2.0.4-incubatingandapache-empire-struts2-ext-1.0.4-incubatingrelease
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2008 07:20:16 GMT

On Fri, 19 Sep 2008, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:

> Well, IMHO you simply erred on the servlet-api / jsp-api thing
> (empire-db, as an AL 2.0 licensed project is obviously free to include
> the jars from Apache tomcat, an AL 2.0 licensed project. The LICENSE and
> NOTICE files from Tomcat state that these files are under AL 2.0).

True. I did not realize the jars are from tomcat, sorry for that. But, on 
the other hand, nobody told me.

> And, BTW, according to, the
> CDDL 1.0 is part of the "B" list, which means, you can even bundle the
> unmodified binary archives, as long as you put appropriate documentation
> into LICENSE and NOTICE.

This is also required by the license. But it was not done in the release 
candidate in question.

I'd reckon that we all now agree that the tomcat jars can be included.


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