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From Rohit Yadav <rohit.ya...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: Now that Oracle is collecting for the use of Java, should we worry?
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2016 08:06:59 GMT
Felipe,


As Erik shared, as a project we only distribute the source artifacts (tarballs).

Rest of the artifacts (such as rpms, deb, binaries, systemvmtemplates) are all community effort.


Regards.

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From: Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com>
Sent: 26 December 2016 21:26:07
To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: Re: Now that Oracle is collecting for the use of Java, should we worry?

Technically the ASF does not distribute binaries, that's a community effort.


Erik

man. 26. des. 2016 kl. 02.23 skrev Rafael Weingärtner <
rafaelweingartner@gmail.com>:

> I think the point here is that we do not redistribute Oracle Java JDK. We
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> use the Java programming language to write a program (the Apache
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> CloudStack). When we distribute the ACS' binaries, e.g. a closed version,
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> we are also not redistributing the Java, what we do is distributing a
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> binary that is compiled with a Java JDK.
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>
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> Of course, we cannot forget the licenses for library binaries that we are
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> redistributing with ACS' versions; but, this is not the same as
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> redistributing Oracle Java JRE/JDK. And as far as I know we manage this
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> properly.
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>
>

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> On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 11:13 PM, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:
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>
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> > Would be good to have a reference too. The only thing I'm aware of which
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> > might impact us relates to any redistributed elements[1]. It would be a
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> > question for the dev list to know if this does indeed impact the project.
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> >
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> > -tim
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> >
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> > [1]
> http://blog.takipi.com/running-java-on-docker-youre-breaking-the-law/
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> >
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> >
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> > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 8:01 PM, Rafael Weingärtner <
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> > rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
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> >
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> > > Could you share with us the reference? So we can have a bit more
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> > > information to discuss it.
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> > >
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> > > I believe what they charge is for consulting, and not for the use of
> Java
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> > > language per se.
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> > >
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> > >
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> > > On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 10:57 PM, Felipe Arturo Polanco <
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> > > felipeapolanco@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > >
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> > > > Hello,
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> > > >
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> > > > I read in the news Oracle is collecting from companies using Java
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> > > libraries
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> > > > in commercial uses, since Cloudstack uses Java for its operations,
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> > should
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> > > > we worry about it?
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> > > >
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> > >
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> > >
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> > >
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> > > --
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> > > Rafael Weingärtner
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> > >
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> >
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>
>
> --
>
> Rafael Weingärtner
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>

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