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From Mike Pogue <mpo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: FW: it's there (ibm linux jdk1.3)
Date Fri, 05 May 2000 00:14:38 GMT
Yep, that's the idea...

Mike

"Pier P. Fumagalli" wrote:
> 
> Well... It's like the first JDK-1.1.8 license... As soon as the JCK test
> will be completed, I'm sure they will remove the termination...
> 
>         Pier
> 
> Mike Pogue wrote:
> >
> > I checked on this with the Linux JVM folks at IBM, and here's what I learned:
> >
> > The standard GA license for the 1.1.8 release from IBM enables a developer to include
the
> > runtime environment and redistribute it without any termination date.
> >
> > The Linux 1.3 Preview on Alphaworks *does* have a license that contains the 90 day
> > clause.  For a preview, they don't want developers distributing the preview (it
has not
> > officially passed the JCK), or using it post GA (general availability, basically
the
> > official Final Version Ship Date).
> >
> > They tell me that the GA version will be made available before the 90 days runs
out.   All
> > of IBM's GA licenses, including the Linux 1.1.8 license, do NOT contain any type
of 90-day
> > clause.
> >
> > Hope this helps!
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > Donald Ball wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, 3 May 2000, Kevin Sonney wrote:
> > >
> > > > OK, it's *FAST* - Faster than Sun's 1.2.2 on my 400MhZ P2
> > > > Redhat 6.2 Laptop. Fresh build (104 Sources) to Cocoon.jar in 36
> > > > seconds. Compared to the Sun Linux 1.2.2 JDK at 61 seconds.
> > > >
> > > > This new jit seems to scream as well.
> > > >
> > > > Sweet. I love IBM some days...
> > >
> > > yeah, but the license is only good for 90 days for personal,
> > > non-commercial end use. fat lot of good that does me, unfortunately.
> > > AFAIK, that's the same deal as the license for their 1.1.8, which is why I
> > > haven't been able to use it in production anywhere.
> > >
> > > - donald
> 
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