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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Legal] Requirements for Committers
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2005 12:47:42 GMT

On Jun 9, 2005, at 7:51 AM, Ahmed Saad wrote:

> On 6/8/05, Steve Blackburn <Steve.Blackburn@anu.edu.au> wrote:
>> I have never looked at non-free implementations, but I am  
>> interested to
>> know what this means for those of us who have extensive exposure to
>> implementations such as Kaffe (GPL) or Jikes RVM (CPL).  My  
>> reading of
>> it is that I can't work on any part of Harmony for which I am  
>> tainted by
>> my Jikes RVM exposure without permission from the copyright holder of
>> Jikes RVM.  Is that right?
> Same goes here!!  here is the story.. i got two books (Programming the
> Java Virtual Machine and Inside the Java Virtual Machine).. i started
> reading about VM internals... and i thought i'd download kaffe or
> jikes RVM source code to look at their implementation and to play a
> little after reading some chapters from one of these books... will i
> be able to contribute to harmony vm if i do such?

That is our intention, yes.  We just need to work out how we do this.


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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