[jdom-interest] Imcompatibility with GPL

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Thu Sep 28 10:46:28 PDT 2006

Michael Kay wrote:
>> Jaxen recently switched to a 
>> modified BSD license to make itself GPL compatible.  JDOM 
>> could probably do the same.
> As a matter of interest, how many contributors were there to Jaxen, and were
> they all contacted before making the change?

A couple of dozen, and yes. I doubt it would have been feasible on a 
much larger project.

This is one reason I have been extremely reluctant to incorporate any 
third party submissions into XOM. As long as it's all my code, I can 
code, I can change the license if necessary.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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