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RE: [birt-dev] Can we include BIRT runtime with Apache OFBiz.

Hans
 
What is the concern about EPL licensed source code?
 
br,
 
Wenfeng Li
Eclipse BIRT Project PMC
Actuate Corporation 
http://www.birt-exchange.com

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From: birt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Hans Bakker
Sent: Sun 11/29/2009 11:01 PM
To: For developers on the BIRT project
Subject: Re: [birt-dev] Can we include BIRT runtime with Apache OFBiz.



The concern of the message below are license concerns.

one of our committers found that:
>> I checked out the branch and had a look, I see a large number of 
>> javascript and jsp source files that are EPL licensed and I'm 
>> pretty sure that we cannot include them.
>>
>> Additionally and this one is a little more obscure and I could 
>> quite possibly be wrong but the dteapi.jar file contains a 
>> javax.olap package and the only reference I can find to that 
>> package is jsr-69 (http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=069).  According 
>> to that page the jsr never reached Final Release and the Proposed 
>> Final Draft was licensed under an evaluation license.  Birt has 
>> written the source code for the interfaces defined by the 
>> specification themselves and licensed it as EPL but I have know 
>> idea whether they were legally allowed to do that.

could you please clarify these concerns?

Thanks in advance,

Regards,
Hans Bakker, Apache OFBiz committer.



On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 09:52 +0700, Chatree Srichart wrote:
> We would like to ask for approval of the inclusion of the BIRT runtime
> with Apache OFBiz because we have concerns in the ofbiz community of
> we can include the runtime.
>
> Regards,
> Chatree Srichart
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