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From "Bernt M. Johnsen" <Bernt.John...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: 10.2 plans (was Re: 10.2 licensing issue)
Date Tue, 12 Sep 2006 19:59:03 GMT
Bernt M. Johnsen wrote:
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> 
>>Since this is an open-*source* project, we do have other options that
>>seem to have no legal issues to me (IANAL).
>>
>>Option A - Source only release with JDBC 4.0 based on proposed final draft
>>  Derby 10.2 release is source only, no pre-compiled jars, removes the
>>dependency on the Mustang download.
>>
>>Option B - Release pre-compiled jars without JDBC 4.0 optional build
>>  Option A plus pre-compiled jars without JDBC 4.0, already supported by
>>just compiling without a Java SE 6/Mustang JDK.
>>
>>In both cases the current state of the 10.2 branch is left unchanged wrt
>>JDBC 4.0, ie. no removal of JDBC 4.0 from code or documentation.
> 
> 
> I think this is brilliant. Just leave the source code as it is but
> release binaries without JDBC4 (read: don't compile them with JDK 6).
> Anyone that want to "experiment" with JDBC4 may of course get the Derby
> 10.2 source and JDK 6 beta-build x and do whatever seems fit for the
> experiments.....

BTW: IANAL too.....

-- 
Bernt Marius Johnsen, Database Technology Group,
Staff Engineer, Technical Lead Derby/Java DB
Sun Microsystems, Trondheim, Norway

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