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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Any news on the TCK for Harmony?
Date Tue, 22 May 2007 22:02:55 GMT
On May 14, 2007, at 12:32 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> For me, the core problem is that Sun is violating the terms of the  
> JSPA.  It's my belief that we need to treat Sun with that in mind  
> going forward, as we would treat any participant in the JCP that is  
> in violation of the rules.  True, the structure of the JCP is that  
> in which Sun is is the common countersigner to the JSPA, but we  
> shouldn't "beatify" their position in the ecosystem.  Sure, they  
> invented Java, and all things considered, have done a decent job of  
> stewardship.  However, the fundamental premise behind the JCP is  
> that it's a community process, and I think we should seriously test  
> this assertion and decide what to do once we know.

Is there any recourse in the JCP process to censure Sun or remove Sun  
from the JCP since they are (in our opinion) violating the agreements  
that form the foundation of the JCP itself?

-dain

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