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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: So today Sun announced...
Date Thu, 18 May 2006 19:31:14 GMT
But that's not open source...

Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On 5/17/06, Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>> But as I mentioned before, this is still irrelevant as far as open-java
>> efforts because the JRE/JDK source code is not available
> 
> 
> Well, this is not entirely accurate. The source of Mustang has been open 
> for
> months, for others to take a peek into and fix bugs.
> 
> http://download.java.net/jdk6/
> 
> The problem is, any changes you make must be submitted back to Sun and it´s
> up to them if the changes-fixes are incorporated or not, at least as far as
> I understand it.
> 
> and cannot be
>> modified and redistributed, even if it passes the TCK tests.
> 
> 
> This is true, hopefully this will change soon - I hope-.
> 
> FC
> 

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