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   Re: [xml-dev] License Feedback

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Alan Gutierrez wrote:

>     Last I checked, the Saxon license was MPL 1.0 which, last I
>     checked, was for some reason, incompatible with Apache License
>     1.1 and 2.0. Thus, the Apache projects will not redistrbute Saxon.
> 
>     I've narrowed it down to BSD, M.I.T. and Apache, since these are
>     licenses that are compatible with the Apache license.
> 

But if you're depending on Saxon, and Saxon isn't compatible with 
Apache, then you're already stuck. That ship has sailed. Your product 
won't be able to be combined with Apache code. Now if you can remove the 
dependence on Saxon, it might make sense to choose a different license.

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