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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Sun will take GPL License?
Date Mon, 13 Nov 2006 07:43:38 GMT


Jin Mingjian wrote:
> GPL is not very compatible with Apache License. So, I guess Sun want
> to prevent Harmony from using any codes they owned?! Very Very Very...

No - it was simply about control.

geir

> 
> 在 06-11-13,LvJimmy,Jing<firepure@gmail.com> 写道:
>> Oops!GPL v2? I can hardly believe it!
>> Does it mean, all codes using Sun's JDK have to take GPL?
>> Crazy and unbelieveable... However I like GPL ;)
>>
>> 在06-11-13,Jin Mingjian <jin.phd@gmail.com> 写道:
>> >
>> > Mark Reinhold's blog has confirmed this news. He said:
>> > ...
>> > Sun is open-sourcing its entire Java stack―ME, SE, and EE―under the
>> > GNU General Public License, version 2.
>> >
>> > The license choice―which has taken many by surprise (gotcha!)―is a
>> > giant leap. For more on the big picture, including a link to
>> > tomorrow's webcast announcement, please see
>> > http://sun.com/opensource/java.
>> > ...
>> >
>> > link: http://blogs.sun.com/mr/entry/one_giant_leap
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Best Regards!
>>
>> Jimmy, Jing Lv
>> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>>

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