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From Rodrigo Kumpera <kump...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Tue, 17 May 2005 07:33:07 GMT
The free JVMs based on it ether use vanilla Classpath or have some 
custization for some key classes.
Making it plugable a layer above it's VM interface will be a nightmare to 
mantain. Maybe if you can point to a use-case where the might make any 
sense, many here will think positively about. 


Rodrigo


On 5/16/05, usman bashir <gripusa@gmail.com> 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 )
> 
> 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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> > Stephane Meslin-Weber Email: steph@tangency.co.uk
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> >
> >
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> >
> >
> 
> --
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