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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject RE: GUI for Ant
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2000 00:56:32 GMT
At 02:10  26/9/00 +0100, you wrote:
>>>I am a little confused with this.  Does this mean that GPL projects and
>APL
>>>projects can never marry?  
>>
>>correct
>
>If anthill was dual licensed - APL/GPL then the projects could marry.
>
>Brian Behlendorf goes further and claims that you don't even need to
>dual-licence:
>http://mail.gnome.org/pipermail/foundation-list/2000-August/000674.html
>
>"the APL license *should* be compatible with the GPL ..., and I can state
>that the intent of the ASF is that people should be able to combine APL code
>with GPL. No need to dual-license."
>
>However I don't think this would go for Apache distributing GPL *only* code,
>only for GPL people distributing APL code, and it is a disputed position
>anyway.

It is not the APL thats stops distribution but the GPL. 
Cheers,

Pete

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