[jcifs] Android and jcfis-license

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Feb 15 10:37:29 MST 2011

It is the copyright owner's responsibility to enforce the license in any
case, so the FSF would not get involved unless requested by the jCIFS authors.

Chris -)------

Florian wrote:
> 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),
> Florian

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