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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] 100% 1.5 API coverage for Harmony and CORBA.
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2007 13:55:23 GMT
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
> 
> Buy anyway I agree that we can wait till we got TCK.

Which part do you think we wouldn't be complying with?  My point was
that the spec is designed to allow for substituting a later version of
these endorsed standards, and therefore we will be compliant.

I agree that we determine this by running the JCK.

Regards,
Tim

> SY, Alexey
> http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/relnotes/license.html
> 

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