tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From David kerber <dcker...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: Legal Risk of Using Tomcat
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2007 18:29:02 GMT
Christopher Schultz wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
>
> David,
>
> David kerber wrote:
>   
>> If my guess is correct, then I
>> seriously doubt there's anything to worry about there, because Tomcat
>> has been written as open source from the beginning, and nobody has ever
>> claimed patent rights over it.
>>     
>
> Well, it started out as Apache JServ, which came from Sun's original
> reference implementation. At this point, I'm pretty sure there's neither
> JServ code nor Sun code left in Tomcat.
>
> Besides, if the application is written properly, you can always switch
> vendors relatively easily, right? Tomcat is one of the easiest vendors
> to switch away /from/ since there's not much in the way of crazy add-on
>   
Good, point.

> services. Just imagine trying to leave BEA or Oracle when they've got
> their classes all up in your business. :(
>
> - -chris
>   



---------------------------------------------------------------------
To start a new topic, e-mail: users@tomcat.apache.org
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org


Mime
View raw message