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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Upcoming JCP EC Meeting
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 04:25:01 GMT
"EC's understanding of the requirements of the JSPA" <== Is JSPA
ambiguous? can there be two or more ways to interpret what's in the
JSPA?

On 8/14/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> Clarification  :
>
>    It is the position of the JCP Executive Committees that TCK licenses
>    must not be used to discriminate against or restrict compatible
> implementations
>    of Java specifications.  Licenses containing such limitations do
> not meet the
>    EC's understanding of the requirements of the JSPA, the agreement
> under which the
>    JCP operates, and violate the expectations of the Java community
> that JCP specs
>    can be openly implemented.
>
> On Aug 13, 2007, at 8:43 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
> > The ASF will be asking the EC of the JCP to vote on the a non-
> > binding motion that will be the same as or substantially similar to
> > the following  :
> >
> >   It is the position of the JCP Executive Committees that TCK licenses
> >   must not be used to discriminate against or restrict compatible
> > implementations
> >   of Java specifications.  Licenses containing such limitations do
> > not meet the
> >   requirements of the JSPA, the agreement under which the JCP
> > operates, and violate
> >   the expectations of the Java community that JCP specs can be
> > openly implemented.
> >
> > The intent is not a legal judgement by the members of the EC, but a
> > statement of support for java as an open spec ecosystem.
> >
> > geir
> >
> >
>
>


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