Status of ACE License Submission
mccoy.smith at intel.com
Thu Sep 22 13:59:36 UTC 2005
Here is a description of it:
Your attorneys, hopefully, should know about this.
From: schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu [mailto:schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu]
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 6:14 AM
To: atai at atai.org
Cc: Russell Nelson; license-discuss at opensource.org
Subject: Re: Status of ACE License Submission
> Please consider dual license it under the Apache License 2 and the GNU
> LGPL so ACE can be used in GPLed programs. Just using the Apache
> license will make ACE not usable with GPL programs, severely limiting
Can you please let me know what it means to have a dual license? Which
license takes priority?!
> --- Russell Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> wrote:
> > Yes. Your license is not reusable by any other
> > party. May I suggest
> > that rather than creating Yet Another License which
> > nobody else is
> > going to use, you switch to using the Apache 2.0
> > License? It seems to
> > cover all your bases better than the BSD license and
> > better than your
> > own license. For example, the ACE license doesn't
> > give the recipient
> > a patent license.
> > I have marked up the ACE license with the applicable
> > Apache terms and
> > put it at http://russnelson.com/ACE-license.html
> > --
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> > you know what not to do.
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