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From Jeremy Boynes <>
Subject Re: JSP Compiler / tools.jar for M4
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2005 01:01:32 GMT
Calvin Austin wrote:
> btw Technically there is such a thing as a Sun JRE +javac/tools.jar that 
> isn't a JDK. It was done to enable JSP development

IIRC this was done to allow people to redistribute a JRE+tools.jar in 
conjunction with an application under terms similar to Sun's binary code 
license. This won't work for us because those terms are more restrictive 
than the Apache License. Same reason why we couldn't redistribute 
JavaMail under the BCL.


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