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From Andrew John Hughes <gnu_and...@member.fsf.org>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2009
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 13:13:00 GMT
2009/2/24 Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org>:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Andrew John Hughes
> <gnu_andrew@member.fsf.org> wrote:
>> 2009/2/23 Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@gmail.com>:
>>> How about a javadoc tool baseline implementation?
>>>
>>> On 2/23/09, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>
>>>> Do we want to propose any projects for Google Summer of Code 2009?  It
>>>> was quite successful last year for Harmony, with two students
>>>> completing the programme, so definitely worth doing in my opinion.
>>>>
>>>> http://code.google.com/soc/
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Sian
>>>>
>>>>
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>>
>>
>> There are already at least three such tools under FOSS licenses.  Why
>> would we need another?
>
> Because it's fun. :)
>

Other things can be fun too.  You don't need to go round inventing the
wheel for no good reason.

> Are any under an ALv2 compatible license that we can package?

I believe gjdoc and Sun's javadoc are under the GPL.  If Apache
Harmony can't be used to run Java programs licensed under the GPL, you
may as well give up now.

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