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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: Toree's One Release Constraint
Date Fri, 20 May 2016 15:57:49 GMT
" You could argue that it makes the dependency optional"
Yes that is what I am saying. Like in a JDBC application you may be
connecting to postgres or mysql you are not concerned how those are
licensed because you are linked to the shim/driver. You could even bring in
the Microsoft SQL server as a jar in this case.

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 11:21 AM, Alex Harui <> wrote:

> On 5/20/16, 7:23 AM, "Edward Capriolo" <> wrote:
> >Would it be acceptable to develop a shim layer toree can link to that and
> >the provider is dropped in at runtime like the jdbc interface?
> AIUI, a shim doesn't break the dependency chain.  You could argue that it
> makes the dependency optional, but then the test becomes whether the
> majority of your users will end up downloading the LPGL version anyway.
> IMO, the mentors should help you advocate for a second exception to the
> rule.
> HTH,
> -Alex

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