JBoss stalled (was Re: status of some packages ??)
Michel Alexandre Salim
michael.silvanus at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:13:03 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 06/03/2010 10:33 AM, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
>> On 06/01/2010 05:09 PM, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
>>> On 05/29/2010 07:25 PM, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
>>>> JBoss is still a *big* deficit. Potential for f14/15 ?
>>> I'm pretty sure JBoss is still a no-go because of poor licensing,
>> That is a nonsense.
>> JBoss is stalled because it depends on a package with:
>> - incompatible license
>> - six years old
>> - dead upstream
> This is true (well, the problem is that there is no applicable and valid
> license, not so much that it is incompatible), no matter how absurd it
> might seem.
> In general, Java licensing is... poor at best. This is admittedly a
> rather confusing case, but still.
This seems really dangerous. If JBoss has an unclear legal status due
to this, perhaps aopalliance needs to be reimplemented from scratch,
or JBoss should not depend on it?
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