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From "Vladimir Gorr" <vvg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Bringing License arguments to Sun
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 02:58:36 GMT
Perhaps it would be interesting to you to know about this voting:

http://www.java.net/pub/pq/116

Thanks,
Vladimir.

On 8/24/06, Chris Gray <chris.gray@kiffer.be> wrote:
>
> On Wednesday 23 August 2006 13:22, Leo Simons wrote:
>
> > Licensing
> > ---------
> > On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 07:38:36PM -0700, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > [what license should Sun use to open source java]
> >
> > > I'll bite: the MIT license.
> >
> > +1, for all the reasons Stefano described. Along with the neccessary,
> > explicit, relevant patent grants, preferably with GPL-compatible terms
> > (eg non-reciprocical; would probably automatically meet requirements
> > off standards bodies and open source orgs worldwide).
>
> Typically standards orgs have a patent policy already in place, see e.g.
> [1],
> [2]. These are probably the result of quite a lot of thought and
> discussion,
> so they should be read not just as something with which a proposed patent
> grant needs to be compatible but also as prior art in this field.
>
> [1] <http://www.ecma-international.org/memento/codeofconduct.htm>
> [2] <http://www.niso.org/committees/OpenURL/PATPOL.pdf>
>
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