Rationale for the Classpath exception
Dr Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu May 19 13:53:35 UTC 2011
On 19 May 2011 12:10, Florian Weimer <fweimer at bfk.de> wrote:
> * neugens:
>> I don't follow you rationale, what does it have to do the class
>> library, with the license if the vm, with Apache code?
> Apache code is usually licensed under the Apache License, version 2.0,
> which is widely believed to be incompatible with the terms of the
> GNU General Public License, version 2.
IANAL but my understanding is that this affects combining the two in a
By your logic, you can't run Apache software on Linux either, as that's GPL.
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