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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Upcoming JCP EC Meeting
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 11:33:15 GMT

On Aug 15, 2007, at 12:25 AM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:

> "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?

There clearly are at least two ways, or we wouldn't be having this  
argument with Sun.

Note that this fragment is to be understood in the context of the  
*rest* of the same sentence :)

geir

>
> 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
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Davanum Srinivas :: http://davanum.wordpress.com


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