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From Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Now that Oracle is collecting for the use of Java, should we worry?
Date Mon, 26 Dec 2016 11:11:31 GMT
You are right Tim; I had forgotten the System VM. For system VMs, we could
use OpenJDK distribution, but this is something that has to be discussed
and well-studied.

Thanks for sharing this Felipe and Tim.

On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 11:36 PM, Felipe Arturo Polanco <
felipeapolanco@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here is the link
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/12/16/oracle_targets_
> java_users_non_compliance/
>
> On Dec 25, 2016 9:30 PM, "Tim Mackey" <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 8:23 PM, Rafael Weingärtner <
> > rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I think the point here is that we do not redistribute Oracle Java JDK.
> We
> > > use the Java programming language to write a program (the Apache
> > > CloudStack). When we distribute the ACS' binaries, e.g. a closed
> version,
> > > we are also not redistributing the Java, what we do is distributing a
> > > binary that is compiled with a Java JDK.
> > >
> >
> > For the management server, I believe that to be correct. The system VMs
> may
> > not be so clean, and that's more my concern here. I'm happy to have that
> > concern unfounded. This is a topic we're working through at $dayjob, so
> > front of mind for me right now.
> >
> >
> > > Of course, we cannot forget the licenses for library binaries that we
> are
> > > redistributing with ACS' versions; but, this is not the same as
> > > redistributing Oracle Java JRE/JDK. And as far as I know we manage this
> > > properly.
> > >
> > > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 11:13 PM, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Would be good to have a reference too. The only thing I'm aware of
> > which
> > > > might impact us relates to any redistributed elements[1]. It would
> be a
> > > > question for the dev list to know if this does indeed impact the
> > project.
> > > >
> > > > -tim
> > > >
> > > > [1] http://blog.takipi.com/running-java-on-docker-youre-
> > > breaking-the-law/
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 8:01 PM, Rafael Weingärtner <
> > > > rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Could you share with us the reference? So we can have a bit more
> > > > > information to discuss it.
> > > > >
> > > > > I believe what they charge is for consulting, and not for the use
> of
> > > Java
> > > > > language per se.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 10:57 PM, Felipe Arturo Polanco <
> > > > > felipeapolanco@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 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?
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Rafael Weingärtner
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Rafael Weingärtner
> > >
> >
>



-- 
Rafael Weingärtner

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