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From Geir Magnusson Jr <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using javax.microedition.io
Date Sat, 05 Aug 2006 18:43:04 GMT


Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 8/5/06, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
>> The CLDC profile of Java MicroEdition refers to the Sun Community Source
>> License (see below). Does this exclude ASF projects to have any;
>>
>> import javax.microedition.io.*;
>>
>> ??
> 
> My interpretation is that I think this license falls under Category X
> as it places restrictions on what binaries can do:
> 
>> (ii) Executable.  You may distribute Executable version(s)
>> of Covered Code to Licensees and other third parties only
>> for the purpose of evaluation and comment in connection with
>> Research Use by You and under a license of Your choice, but
>> which limits use of such Executable version(s) of Covered
>> Code only to that purpose.
> 
> If that's right, then we'd need to contact Sun to see if they'd be
> willing to relicense (they have in the past for some packages we've
> brought to their attention) or get OSGi to drop that usage.  -- justin

What you want is a binary under CDDL or something, right?  Until recenty
with CDDL, I can't recall any acceptable license from Sun...

geir

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