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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Why require an opensource RI?
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2007 05:44:05 GMT
In that case we would only need binary redistribution rights which  
could be FOU restricted to TCK testing.


On Jul 3, 2007, at 8:05 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> For TCK there are tests (at least for J2EE / Java EE) for interop  
> that validates correctness.  In that case it makes sense.  Not sure  
> about the other TCKs.
> On Jul 3, 2007, at 3:19 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>> Sam,
>> In your proposed changes to the JCP policy you added:
>> "License their Reference Implementations (RIs) and Technology  
>> Compatibility Kits (TCKs) in a manner that neither requires an NDA  
>> for access, nor imposes restrictions that would preclude  
>> implementation of the original JSR under open source licenses. In  
>> particular, the license for the TCK may not impose FOU  
>> requirements on implementations."
>> I'm curious why we care about the license for anyone else's  
>> implementation of a JSR even if it is the "Reference Implementation"?
>> -dain

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