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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@d-haven.org>
Subject Re: Excalibur-Thread
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2004 04:19:43 GMT
J Aaron Farr wrote:

> Berin Loritsch wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> What about doing it in favor of Doug Lea's Concurrent 1.3.4 ?  That is
>> what is used to provide the thread pools in Event, even while it was
>> part of Excalibur Event.
> 
> 
> Hate to keep harping on this, but I do believe there were recently some 
> licensing questions about Doug Lea's Concurrent classes.  He uses two 
> classes from the JDK and has a special license from Sun:
> 
> "All classes are released to the public domain and may be used for any 
> purpose whatsoever without permission or acknowledgment. Portions of the 
> CopyOnWriteArrayList and ConcurrentReaderHashMap classes are adapted 
> from Sun JDK source code. These are copyright of Sun Microsystems, Inc, 
> and are used with their kind permission,  as described in this license."
> 
> If we use his code we should remember to at least include this in our 
> NOTICE file.

We can include that text, but do bear in mind that we do not use either
of those classes in all of Excalibur.

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produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning."
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