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  1. Rya
  2. RYA-372

Replace org.json:json library with a compatibly licensed alternative

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.2.10
    • Fix Version/s: 3.2.12
    • Component/s: None
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      the JSON library that we use is not compatible and should be replaced.
      As of 2016-11-03 this has been moved to the 'Category X' license list
      "The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil." from http://www.json.org/license.html
      Consider replacing with this drop in replacement:
      https://mvnrepository.com/artifact/com.tdunning/json
      from: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10396176/org-json-jar-provisioning
      other alternatives:
      https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil

      (provided without support or warranty) JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) (org.json:json:20090211 - http://www.json.org/java/index.html)

      See 36 other apache projects that have done this:
      https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=text%20~%20%22JSON%20EVIL%22

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              • Assignee:
                dlotts David Lotts
                Reporter:
                dlotts David Lotts
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