With the help of many people I've done an licensing audit last March. See the Wiki page  for the whole protocol. The original Dutch hyphenation file that was used to create nl.xml is published under the LPPL license which includes a restriction that makes it impossible for The Apache Foundation to use and distribute.
 http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?FOPAudits/March2003 On 27.02.2004 21:14:40 Simon Pepping wrote: > On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 06:24:38PM -0000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > jeremias 2004/02/27 10:24:38 > > > > Removed: src/hyph cs.xml da.xml de.xml de_DR.xml el.xml en_GB.xml > > en_US.xml fr.xml nl.xml no.xml sk.xml tr.xml > > Log: > > Removed legally problematic files as done for the maintenance branch. > > What are those legal problems? The Dutch file nl.xml is based on the > hyphenation patterns created by the Dutch TeX user group, and are > freely distributed with TeX software. Why cannot FOP distribute them? Jeremias Maerki