Subject: Re: Status of ACE License Submission
From: "Douglas C. Schmidt" <schmidt@dre.vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 08:13:31 -0500


Hi,

> 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
> ACE/TAO.

Can you please let me know what it means to have a dual license?  Which
license takes priority?!

Thanks,

        Doug

> --- Russell Nelson <nelson@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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