[forge-dev] [RESONSE NEEDED] Changing Forge License from LGPL to EPL
pablo.palazon at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 13:08:20 EDT 2012
*I approve of the change to EPL.
On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:47 PM, Lincoln Baxter, III <
lincolnbaxter at gmail.com> 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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