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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] 100% 1.5 API coverage for Harmony and CORBA.
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2007 16:44:59 GMT

On Jan 29, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Alexey Petrenko wrote:

> 2007/1/23, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
>> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>> > 2007/1/17, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>> >> so what do we do?  I'm hoping that we can find a way to achieve  
>> this
>> >> w/o us having to have "shadow" or duplicate code here...
>> > That would be great. Can you suggest something?
>> As Alexey wrote, the level of CORBA support in the RI 5.0 [1] is
>> predominantly 2.3.1 based.  However, we are free to implement a later
>> version of the Corba spec and still be compliant since the CORBA  
>> code is
>> an "endorsed standard" (see [2]).
> Thanks, Tim, for finding this.
> From the other hand Java 5 SE API docs has a license [1] which says
> the following:
> Sun also grants you a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, fully
> paid-up, royalty free, limited license (without the right to
> sublicense) under any applicable copyrights or patent rights it may
> have in the Specification to create and/or distribute an Independent
> Implementation of the Specification that: (i) fully implements the
> Spec(s) including all its required interfaces and functionality

That's not in conflict, as the spec gives us this ability to  
substitute in this case.  IOW, we still fully implement the spec.

> Buy anyway I agree that we can wait till we got TCK.
> SY, Alexey
> http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/relnotes/license.html

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