JBoss stalled (was Re: status of some packages ??)

Iain Arnell iarnell at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:54:41 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Michel Alexandre Salim
<michael.silvanus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
>> 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?

And slightly weird that it's okay for Red Hat to distribute it
themselves, both commercially and as open source from jboss.org, but
it's questionable for Fedora.


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