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Re: [birt-dev] Can we include BIRT runtime with Apache OFBiz.

The concern of the message below are license concerns.

one of our committers found that:
>> I checked out the branch and had a look, I see a large number of  
>> javascript and jsp source files that are EPL licensed and I'm  
>> pretty sure that we cannot include them.
>> Additionally and this one is a little more obscure and I could  
>> quite possibly be wrong but the dteapi.jar file contains a  
>> javax.olap package and the only reference I can find to that  
>> package is jsr-69 (  According  
>> to that page the jsr never reached Final Release and the Proposed  
>> Final Draft was licensed under an evaluation license.  Birt has  
>> written the source code for the interfaces defined by the  
>> specification themselves and licensed it as EPL but I have know  
>> idea whether they were legally allowed to do that.

could you please clarify these concerns?

Thanks in advance,

Hans Bakker, Apache OFBiz committer.

On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 09:52 +0700, Chatree Srichart wrote:
> We would like to ask for approval of the inclusion of the BIRT runtime
> with Apache OFBiz because we have concerns in the ofbiz community of
> we can include the runtime.
> Regards,
> Chatree Srichart
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