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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: IP clearance question
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 16:50:22 GMT
Richard S. Hall wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to perform IP clearance on the Sigil project to Felix.
> The contributed archive contains some embedded JAR files, one of which
> is covered by AGPL, which is a modified version of GPL. I am told by
> Paremus (the contributors) that only two minor classes depend on this
> JAR and it could be easily removed from Sigil with very minor impact.
> So, the question I have is, do we need them to submit a new archive that
> doesn't contain this code or is it sufficient for us to strip this code
> before importing the contributed code to SVN?

GPL [AGPL] is viral.  The entire archive is copyleft.

You need clear AL 2.0 submission by the original authors, with no pieces
of GPL code whatsoever.

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