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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Sun and the JCP 2.5
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2003 09:36:06 GMT
Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> 
> 
>>http://openenterprisetrends.com/cgi-bin/page_display.cgi?193
> 
> 
>>Does anyone know why JBoss isn't being granted the scholarship?  I read
>>the Happiness is here today JCP 2.5 announcement
> 
> 
> The rules we helped shape make scholarship open for non profits and
> academia.
> 
> Not for for-profits/commercial entities.
> 
> The 'new' rules however _DO_ now allow for commercial entities to release
> their code as open source; which (as far as I understand) was out under
> the original approach.
> 
> So all JBOSS needs to do is pass the TCK; just like any other commercial
> vendor. Or alternatively do some sort of split where jboss itselfs becomes
> a non profit entity fully decoupled from the commercial company.
> 
> Ben Laurie is our man on TCK related Scholarship issues.

Indeed, but you and Roy have summed it up correctly.

Cheers,

Ben.

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