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From "Jin Mingjian" <jin....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Sun will take GPL License?
Date Mon, 13 Nov 2006 08:51:59 GMT
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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