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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: catch-22: Derby, Mustang, and JCP issue
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2006 20:59:42 GMT
Andrew McIntyre wrote:

> On 6/23/06, Daniel John Debrunner <djd@apache.org> wrote:
>> Andrew McIntyre wrote:
>> >
>> > For violating the JSPA or the spec evaluation agreement as far as
>> > creating/distributing an implementation, which is where people got the
>> > idea that we couldn't publish a GA version of Derby that had JDBC 4.0
>> > bits in it. Although it appears we've now determined that Derby has no
>> > obligations with regard to these agreements as to when it can do a
>> > release.
>> I must have missed that, when was that detemrined?
> In #2 of his proposed solution, Geir said he doesn't believe that
> Derby qualifies as an implementation, and thus would not be affected
> by the JSPA.

I thought Geir's proposed solution was predicated on item 1)

Geir wrote:
> 1) Have Sun change the draft spec license for 221 from the current to
> the new one that allows distribution with appropriate warning markings.
>  I'm going to start working this line w/ the PMO and the JCP.

Until the licence is changed we cannot ship a GA version of Derby with
JDBC 4.0 code.


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