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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Inaction on Java SE JSR?
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2007 20:09:58 GMT

On Jul 2, 2007, at 4:02 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>> and the response from JIS :
>>
>> http://blogs.sun.com/jonathan/entry/one_plus_one_is_fifty
>>
>> My favorite quote :
>>
>> "we have no intention of holding anything back, or pulling patent
>> nonsense."
>
> Mine...
>
> "Did the Linux community hurt Sun? No, not a bit. It was the companies
> that leveraged their work. I draw a very sharp distinction - even if
> our competition is conveniently reckless. They like to paint the  
> battle
> as Sun vs. the community, and it's not. Companies compete, communities
> simply fracture."
>
> which is much more relevant to the ASF.

I'm not sure I see it.  The Java SE TCK issue is all about necessary  
IP flows.

geir



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