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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] 100% 1.5 API coverage for Harmony and CORBA.
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2007 18:45:02 GMT
2007/1/29, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>
> 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.
Probably so...

SY, Alexey

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