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From Alex Yursha <yursha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What is the destiny of the Apache Tomcat project in view of java is getting more and more proprietary with Oracle?
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 07:31:07 GMT
Mark and Henry,
Thank you very much. Your responses were of great help.


On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com> wrote:

> Java is not more proprietary with Oracle as it was with Sun.
>
> OpenJDK is a proof you could get, build and use your own Java 7, 8 and more
> at home.
>
> I built OpenJDK for OSX for almost 2 years and I was happy to be able to
> have "home made" JVMs, for the first time.
>
> If you take a look at OBuildFactory
> (https://github.com/hgomez/obuildfactory), you'll
> see its not so hard to build and package OpenJDK (stock from source repos)
> for OSX and Linux
>
> So if you're unconfortable with proprietary APIs, OpenJDK is your best
> chance to get a 100% free and open JVM  :-)
>
>
>
>
> 2012/11/23 Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org>
>
> > On 22/11/2012 15:20, Alex Yursha wrote:
> > > Dear All,
> > > Could anybody please provide me with some info on the status of Apache
> > > Tomcat development? I can't clear up, what is the attitude of ASF to
> > > java-based projects after all this mess with leaving the JCP EC. Is it
> > > going to continue java language-based projects forever or is there any
> > > formal decision by ASF in this regard? My question arises from the fact
> > > that Apache Tomcat is java-based and therefore have to rely on Oracle
> > java
> > > proprietary APIs. Please say, what I'm missing here?
> > > Thank you very much in advance.
> >
> > Short version: no change. The Tomcat community continues to implement
> > the Servlet, JSP and EL specifications and is working on the
> > implementation of the next version of all of those specifications as
> > well as the addition of the new WebSocket implementation.
> >
> > Mark
> >
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-- 
Regards,
Alex Yursha

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