[jdom-interest] JDOM license evaluation

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Fri May 18 12:39:03 PDT 2001

"Kenworthy, Edward" wrote:
> I believe if you modify JDOM (eg produce your own proprietary version JDOM)
> then what you produce (if you distribute it) must be open source. 

> If you use
> it as a library (I believe) it is licensed under LGPL so you can write
> closed-source apps using it.

That's not true.  The license is at the top of every file.  It's
Apache-style, not GPL-style.  People are free to include JDOM in
proprietary works.


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