[jcifs] jCIFS license

Michael B Allen miallen at ioplex.com
Tue May 6 22:41:10 GMT 2008

JCIFS is LGPL 2.1.


On Tue, 6 May 2008 16:38:07 -0600
"Matt Parker" <parkerman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> I understand the jCIFS license to be LGPL. However, there are two
> different links from the home page--one under the heading "Developer
> Information", link "JCIFS is Licensed Under the LGPL" which links to
> the 1999 LGPL 2.1 text, and one under the heading "Other", link "GNU
> Library General Public License" which links to the 2007 LGPL v3 text.
> Also, the API overview
> (http://jcifs.samba.org/src/docs/api/overview-summary.html) discusses
> the intent of the license.
> I'd like to suggest creating a dedicated "jCIFS License" page which
> describes the intent of the license and has a link to whichever
> version of LGPL is relevant. Then link to that page from an FAQ entry
> "What is the jCIFS license?" and from the home page.
> Thanks in advance,
> Matt

Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SPNEGO SSO

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