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From "Sam Ruby" <ru...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] New ASF/JCP Policies
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2007 11:48:48 GMT
On 7/13/07, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
>
> This is why, today the T&Cs of the java and jcp licenses are so strict about
>   -adding stuff to the java, javax packages (no additions)
>   -taking stuff away (the completeness requirement)
>   -compliance: you can't just comment out the RMI stuff and throw
> connection refused exceptions
>
> It's not just about retaining control/profit, its stopping anyone from
> taking control away from Sun/the JCP.

You know, given how Java was abused as a child, it is amazing how
well-adjusted it turned out.

Of course, Java's cousins from the Netherlands and Japan are healthy
and vibrant too.

- Sam Ruby

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