[forge-dev] [RESONSE NEEDED] Changing Forge License from LGPL to EPL
rbradley at redhat.com
Thu Jun 21 12:51:57 EDT 2012
I approve of the change to EPL.
On 06/21/2012 12:47 PM, Lincoln Baxter, III wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> We would like to change Forge from the LGPL license to the EPL
> license; this will remove the restriction on Plugin licensing which
> currently requires Plugins to be written with a compatible open-source
> license. We don't want to restrict how people can develop and
> distribute plugins, and the EPL license is much more permissive in
> this regard; while maintaining the same open-source requirements for
> the core Forge framework itself, plugins may be developed under any
> license a person would wish to use.
> Before we this change, if you have any objections, please *reply now*;
> if you are in agreement, please respond to this email stating,*"I
> approve of the change to EPL."*
> *Additionally*, the reason we need to ask for this permission is
> because some of our contributors have not yet signed the JBoss CLA for
> Forge. Once we change to EPL, the CLA will not be necessary :)
> Thanks all,
> Lincoln Baxter, III
> "Simpler is better."
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