Implementation of java.util.regexp

Per Bothner per@bothner.com
Sun May 25 17:03:00 GMT 2003


Michael Koch wrote:

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> Am Sonntag, 25. Mai 2003 17:44 schrieb Anthony Green:
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>>On Sun, 2003-05-25 at 04:05, Michael Koch wrote:
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>>>I have implemented java.util.regexp locally by using gnu.regexp.
>>>It works quiet well.
>>>
>>>Is it okay to import gnu.regexp in out CVS and build it into
>>>libgcj ?
>>
>>No, not as-is, since it is LGPL.  Perhaps you could ask the author
>>if he's willing to change the license to our GPL+exception.
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> I'm no advocate but isnt GPL+exception compatible with LGPL ?

It's compatible, but it's not compatible with non-Free code
that depends on the exception.
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