[jcifs] Android and jcfis-license

Florian bretterwalze at gmx.net
Tue Feb 15 10:26:30 MST 2011

Michael B Allen <ioplex <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Florian,
> ...
> Personally I would just ship the app, bury the LGPL 2.1 text in your
> app licensing fine print somewhere prefixed with:
>   "This app uses the JCIFS library distributed in accordance with
>   the LGPL version 2.1 displayed below. The JCIFS source code
>   package for version x.y.z of JCIFS used with this application is
>   accessible from http://jcifs.samba.org/".
> If the Free Software Foundation people give you a problem with this,
> contact me and I'll add a new license for JCIFS that permits
> distribution of the unmodified object code requiring only a link to
> http://jcifs.samba.org/ and not "from the same place".
> ...
> Mike

Thanks for your detailed reply Michael. I think I'll follow your advice, of
cause on my own responsibility. If any problems concerning the license show up,
I'll contact you.

Thanks (and thanks for this lib),

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