[jdev] Re: What happened to JECL and SCM?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Apr 22 10:09:20 CDT 2005

On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 12:01:58AM -0500, Nolan Eakins wrote:
> My concern is with point #2 in the JOSL's preamble that states that
> source code will be available. I'm not a lawyer, but if you license a
> library under the JOSL you must release the source of that library too.
> Something that was never done with JECL, and has been a constant
> question that I've had since I feel that I have a right to the source
> code of the binaries that were distributed. Perhaps I don't have a right
> and need to be corrected.

I don't actually know that the JECL files were ever officially 
licensed under the JOSL. There was, I believe, the intent to do 
that, and binaries were provided on the road to doing so, but I'll 
need to do some research into the matter to determine whether the 
code files were ever actually licensed under the JOSL. So I will
look into that and report my findings back to the list. The same
applies to the old SCM code.


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