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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: [jchevm] porting harmony classlib to JCHEVM
Date Sun, 12 Feb 2006 16:36:08 GMT
Weldon Washburn wrote:
> I agree with most everything you said below.  The Thread class is
> indeed tricky.  I can't look at GNU Classpath code as I am doing this
> port.  I want "kernel_path" to be Apache licensed and not a GPL

Not looking is certainly a safe approach, but make sure you don't
unnecessarily restrict yourself. Re-implemnting an algorithm "in your
own words" is not a copyright violation. And certainly there's less
at stake with Classpath code than e.g. looking at Sun's code.

-Archie

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