[concurrency-interest] Jcip annotation license

Brian Goetz brian at quiotix.com
Tue Feb 27 09:47:16 EST 2007

Hmm, let me call my lawyer!

Seriously, there's some advantage to using the net.jcip annotations -- 
for example, FindBugs has some support for them.

If the chosen license is a problem, we can relicense under another 
license.  Is BSD compatible with GPL?

Bela Ban wrote:
> I re-created @Immutable and @GuardedBy in JGroups. Do you guys think 
> this is a derivative work ? If so, what happens if I rename @GuardedBy 
> to @ProtectedBy ?
> I'm investigating which license I need to ship with the JGroups distro...
> Brian Goetz wrote:
>> The annotation sources are under Creative Commons:
>> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5
>> Not sure of the license status of the sample code; Tim?

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