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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 15:22:04 GMT

On May 16, 2005, at 3:59 PM, usman bashir wrote:

> But !
>  if u people dont mind (dont take me splitter again ;) ) then i  
> would say
> while considering Classpath for library we should design in such a  
> way that
> if some one want to replace with its own (his own wish thats what  
> OSS is )
> then he can do it easily. (and i hope follwowing the TCK it could be
> accomplish too as well )
>

Yes - that's the goal of having a standard interface between the VM  
and the class library.

geir

>  On 5/16/05, S. Meslin-Weber <steph@tangency.co.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Geir,
>>
>> On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 06:47:40AM -0400, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I have no intention of forking GNU Classpath. Even if we wanted to,
>>> we couldn't because of the license.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Just to be clear on this point, the license for GNU Classpath is
>> GPL+Exception and does not prohibit forking.
>>
>> I believe you are saying that "forking and relicensing under an  
>> Apache
>> license" isn't currently feasible. The forking block is merely a  
>> license
>> incompatibility in this context (and has a separate discussion).
>>
>> I think that when referring to "the license" or "the licenses" we  
>> should
>> be more clear as to which licenses we mean otherwise we run the  
>> risk of
>> confusing those unfamiliar with current context.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Steph
>>
>> --
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>>
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>
>
> -- 
> Usman Bashir
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