Query about Help Needed
Tue Apr 3 06:10:00 GMT 2001
>>> Bryce McKinlay <email@example.com> 03-Apr-01 3:24:54 AM >>>
>Also, if the javax libs collection is to be as big and
>comprehensive as possible, we'd want to avoid the
>FSF-assignment requirement and be able to include
>free but not necessarily GNU implementations of some
>of the packages. I think its reasonable to assume that
>authors of some of the existing free javax implementations
>may not want to sign their copyright over to the FSF.
AFAIK there is no such requirement for code to become part of the GNU
For example, GNU-Paperclips is not (c) Tapsell-Ferrier Limited. Most
of Classpath is (c) the individual authors (I think).
The FSF do have a problem with non-(L)GPLed code but I think that's a
good thing personally.
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