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#1026 CDK may be violating the Jumbo Artistic License

cdk-1.2.x
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2012-11-03
2009-12-07
Egon Willighagen
No

One of the clauses discussing exposing of the interface, which the CDK is certainly doing. Being Java, I see no way of restricting access to the Jumbo API:

(8) You are permitted to link Modified and Standard Versions with
other works, to embed the Package in a larger work of your own, or
to build stand-alone binary or bytecode versions of applications that
include the Package, and Distribute the result without restriction,
provided the result does not expose a direct interface to the Package.

Clarification must be sought with the Jumbo authors.

Discussion

  • Andrew Dalke
    Andrew Dalke
    2009-12-08

    That's "Artistic License 2.0", and one solution might be to relicense JUMBO under provision of section 4(c)(ii).

     
  • Discussed with upstream. It is not considered a problem.