[jdom-interest] Imcompatibility with GPL

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Thu Sep 28 09:26:31 PDT 2006

Paul Libbrecht wrote:

> to my taste this incompatibility is pure formal purity wish of the FSF 
> and has never been applied in practice. 

It most definitely is an issue in practice. It's not a moral issue, like 
the use of free vs. non-free software; but then licenses are 
incompatible. Jaxen recently switched to a modified BSD license to make 
itself GPL compatible.  JDOM could probably do the same.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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