Subject: Re: Status of ACE License Submission
From: "Douglas C. Schmidt" <schmidt@dre.vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 09:21:33 -0500


Hi McCoy,

> Here is a description of it:
> http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/38172.html

Great, thanks for the info!

Doug

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: schmidt@dre.vanderbilt.edu [mailto:schmidt@dre.vanderbilt.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 6:14 AM
> To: atai@atai.org
> Cc: Russell Nelson; license-discuss@opensource.org
> Subject: Re: Status of ACE License Submission 
> 
> 
> 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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