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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [jchevm] JCHEVM discussion
Date Sun, 12 Mar 2006 17:40:23 GMT

Archie Cobbs wrote:


> 3. So what do we do? My wish is to give SableVM the benefit of the doubt.
> If there's something in there they claim is "theirs", we can take it out
> and replace it. I'd rather do that than argue about it. We should
> remember that JCVM owes SableVM a debt of gratitude and respect their
> wishes.
> In particular there are lots of thread handling and locking algorithms,
> and these AFAICT are the only two areas of the code that might be
> considered "not different enough" (though I haven't heard back from
> them yet exactly what they are claiming), and these are easily replaced.
> There's also the possibility that SableVM folks could give their blessing
> and donate their code, but that might have practical difficulties because
> all the SableVM contributors would have to agree to the new license
> (though I'm one of them, so my vote would be easy :-)

Thanks Archie.  I've asked Etienne for a list of what he finds 
objectionable so we have a fixed point to work from.

I'll update when I hear back.


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