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Re: Possible problematic terms of use of OSGi library

On 08/12/15 12:01, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:

I was on my way trying to package org.osgi.core 6 and before downloading I have to agree with this page:


In the "License Grant", it seems that it could be problematic to package osgi in Debian. Am I right?

Any thoughts?


From the copyright notice you linked:

"Implementation of certain elements of the OSGi Alliance Specification may be subject to third party intellectual property rights."

The latter elements would need to be stripped out of the source tarball. Question is whether the software is still useful without these patented components.


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