river-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (RIVER-32) Jini Technology Lookup, Discovery and Join Kit contribution from Sun Microsystems
Date Fri, 17 Sep 2010 05:55:21 GMT
Thanks Jim,

Do we know who the authors are?

If I uploaded it to JIRA, can some original authors validate it?  I 
think this is how provenance works?

Jim Hurley wrote:
> It's available off java.net:
>
> https://starterkit.dev.java.net/downloads/index.html
>
>
> On Sep 16, 2010, at 8:07 PM, Peter Firmstone wrote:
>> Does someone have a copy of the test kit?  Is it under an apache 
>> license?
>>
>> We've got a copy of the Jini Patent Covenant, if the license is 
>> Apache 2, there seem to be enough original developers around to 
>> verify the code's provenance (the original authors need to confirm 
>> the source code and its license, they don't have to donate it, grant 
>> it etc).
>>
>> This should be sufficient to rescue it.
>>
>> It doesn't look like we're able to use the surrogate source 
>> unfortunately, due to provenance.  We've got a copy on Jira for 
>> history's sake.
>>
>> As a minimum we should attempt to preserve the code (even if the 
>> license isn't compatible), if its still available, leaving the door 
>> open to resuscitate it later.  Who knows Oracle could have a change 
>> of heart.
>>
>> Peter.
>>
>> Jim Hurley wrote:
>>> This was probably my bad.  When we did the initial River proposal
>>> to Apache ( http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/RiverProposal ), we should
>>> have included the Jini Technology Lookup, Discovery and Join test kit.
>>>
>>> Nigel- the proposal does include "QATests (project formerly on 
>>> Jini.org)".
>>> I don't think it included this test kit, but wondered if you 
>>> remembered.
>>>
>>> -Jim
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 14, 2010, at 4:04 AM, Peter Firmstone wrote:
>>>> Perhaps we should close the issue?
>>>>
>>>> Nigel Daley (JIRA) wrote:
>>>>>   [ 
>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RIVER-32?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=12908275#action_12908275

>>>>> ]
>>>>> Nigel Daley commented on RIVER-32:
>>>>> ----------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>> Unfortunately neither Jim nor I are at Sun/Oracle now.  The code 
>>>>> obviously is available, but I think this Jira was created to get 
>>>>> the grant for it from Sun.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Jini Technology Lookup, Discovery and Join Kit contribution from

>>>>>> Sun Microsystems
>>>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>               Key: RIVER-32
>>>>>>               URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RIVER-32
>>>>>>           Project: River
>>>>>>        Issue Type: New Feature
>>>>>>        Components: Contributions
>>>>>>          Reporter: Nigel Daley
>>>>>>          Assignee: Jim Hurley
>>>>>>          Priority: Minor
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We still need the original source contribution from Sun 
>>>>>> Microsystems of the Lookup, Discovery, and Join Kit (ie the 
>>>>>> former TCK).
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>


Mime
View raw message