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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Sun will take GPL License?
Date Mon, 13 Nov 2006 09:05:00 GMT
It's actually Sun's trademark, not the JCPs.

And I don't like the GPL - but that's ok, because there are choices for
people.  Apache Harmony or Sun's OpenJDK project.

geir


Jin Mingjian wrote:
> Java is still the trademark of Sun:) So I think we can do control
> though JCP. BTW, I like GPL as well:) Whatever, this is big step for
> Java community.
> 
> 在 06-11-13,Geir Magnusson Jr.<geir@pobox.com> 写道:
>>
>>
>> Jin Mingjian wrote:
>> > But does Apache License make JDK out of control? I don't think so:)
>>
>> I think that it just means that it helps them limit the number of
>> proprietary forks of the code.
>>
>> But I'm not worried about that being harmful no matter what the license
>> - the market doesn't want broken Java.
>>
>> geir
>>
>> >
>> > 在 06-11-13,Geir Magnusson Jr.<geir@pobox.com> 写道:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> 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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