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From Tilman Hausherr <>
Subject Re: [IP CLEARANCE] Apache PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO Plugin
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:56:28 GMT
Jörg Henne is the founder of one of the companies that merged to become 
the levigo group and he is currently one of the two "Geschäftsführer" (= 
Boss of a LLC, "GmbH" = LLC) of levigo solutions GmbH.

The company and Henne are also member of the PDF Association:


On 2017-09-25 01:44, "John D. Ament" <> wrote:
 > Andreas,>
 > So I wanted to dig into the code base further before responding.>
 > It seems like you've already done the work that is intended to be 
done once>
 > the code is imported to an ASF repo. As a person outside the project, I>
 > have no idea who 'hennejg' is other than matching a committer on file.>
 > Likewise, I'm not sure their relationship to 'levigo holding GmbH' 
 > they were the copyright holder. Ideally we would want to see something>
 > from that company indicating they are willing to license the code to 
 > ASF. Since the code was GPL previously, I believe we would expect one 
 > the two forms I mentioned to be filed. If we have an SGA, or we have 
 > confirmation that ICLAs are already on file for all of the 
 > that would help here.>

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