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From Stephan Seitz <s.se...@secretresearchfacility.com>
Subject Re: Now that Oracle is collecting for the use of Java, should we worry?
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:21:11 GMT
Hi!

> I read in the news Oracle is collecting from companies using Java
> libraries
> in commercial uses, since Cloudstack uses Java for its operations,
> should
> we worry about it?

Just to avoid FUD about that news.

Oracle had always licensed Java Enterprise Features (Flight Recorder,
Mission Control, Advanced Management Console, ...) as well as Embedded
Device use.

Here's an oracle statement:
http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/3001518/oracle-chasing-java-se-users-ove
r-unpaid-fees

Here's a response from the Java Champions:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17OF811wWjjCnmDPJDD6v2c_nMO93e5evjra
vdCOkXMQ/edit

As long as we don't build with -XX:+UnlockCommercialFeatures we
shouldn't worry.

cheers,

- Stephan

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