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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: No NDAs? Or open TCKs?
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2007 05:48:28 GMT
On Jul 3, 2007, at 9:00 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:

> Matt Hogstrom <matt@hogstrom.org> writes:
>
>> On Jul 3, 2007, at 5:06 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>
>>     *This* disagreement with Sun is about a company that accepted our
>>     help and intellectual property based on an agreed set of terms  
>> and
>>     then broke that agreement at the last minute for pure profit  
>> reasons.
>>
>> I've heard this comment a few times.  Did Sun specifically state that
>> they would remove the FOU restrictions for the JCK when licensing to
>> Apache?  If so, is it in a form we can use publicly as that in and of
>> itself is pretty damaging.
>
> Read the board minutes.  The first license they offered us for harmony
> had no FOU restrictions.

Also as Andy pointed out, the Sun owned OpenJDK has no FOU  
restrictions, so they not playing fair.  This is an obvious double  
standard and something we should all blog about.

-dain

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