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From "Scott Lombard" <lombardena...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: [Lucene.Net] Asking about Lucene.net License
Date Thu, 06 Oct 2011 15:51:32 GMT
The answer is no.  None of the code within Lucene.Net is GPL.   All Apache
products are under the Apache License.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Grabowski [mailto:rongrabowski@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 12:11 AM
> To: lucene-net-dev@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Lucene.Net] Asking about Lucene.net License
> 
> I think he was asking if any of the code within Lucene.Net is GPL.
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Scott Lombard <lombardenator@gmail.com>
> To: lucene-net-dev@lucene.apache.org
> Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 5:08 PM
> Subject: RE: [Lucene.Net] Asking about Lucene.net License
> 
> Asha,
> 
> Lucene.net is an Apache Incubator project and is only distributed under an
> Apache License version 2.  If you are using a GPL 3 License then there is
> documented compatibility between the licenses as described on the page
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html.  Give this
> compatibility you can include Lucene.net in a GPL 3 project.  I am not
> sure
> how on all of the mechanics of this inclusion but it can be done.
> 
> Scott
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Asha Kang [mailto:stereo172@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 8:57 PM
> > To: lucene-net-dev@lucene.apache.org
> > Subject: [Lucene.Net] Asking about Lucene.net License
> >
> > Hi this is Asha Kang from Korea.
> >
> > the reason i`m writing this email is that I`d like to make sure which
> > license Lucene.net is following.
> > Now I`m developing Search Engine by using Lucene.net.
> > As I know, Lucene.net follows apache licene 2.0.
> > but my co-woker told me that some classes included in lucene.net`s dll
> > could follow GPL License.
> > So now I`m confused.
> > Are there any classes following GPL LICENSE?
> > Do I need to follow two license apache license 2.0 and  GPL LICENSE?
> >
> > I'm looking forward to replying from you.
> >
> > bset regards
> >
> > Asha Kang.


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