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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Some more information from Sun on their OSS plans
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 21:07:46 GMT
Tim Ellison wrote:
> Until we know the license and governance model we don't know anything.

That is a statement of the obvious :)

> 
> Encouraging to hear the tempo and willingness to discuss with interested
> parties though.

Yep.

geir

> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> 
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>> http://news.com.com/Sun+expands+open-source+Java+plan/2100-7252_3-6105601.html?tag=nefd.top
>>
>> Good news.  Last night Sun announced that they should be getting javac
>> and hotspot out this year, and doing ME as well (which I was guessing...)
>>
>> It will be interesting to see what license.  I'm pulling for  a BSD-ish
>> license like MIT so we can use it (they probably won't use Apache
>> License because of the FSFs view on it's compatibility with the GPL)
>>
>> I had posted something related to this subject yesterday as well (but
>> before they announced anything...) :
>>
>> http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/geir/archives/001382_open_source_java.html
>>
>> geir
>>
>>
>>
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