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From "Henri Yandell" <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Category of Doug Lea's concurrent library
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 14:31:31 GMT
Apologies for the lateness, but we've answered this now. It's Category
B-like. Fine to use as binary if labelled, but not as source.

If you want to use it as source, then remove the Sun licensed files (a
la Harmony).


On Mon, Feb 4, 2008 at 9:48 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
> A project that Geronimo is using has a runtime dependency on Doug Lea's
> concurrent library. The doc that I've found on the concurrent library is
> here
> --http://g.oswego.edu/dl/classes/EDU/oswego/cs/dl/util/concurrent/intro.html
> As described there, the concurrent classes have been released to the public
> domain. However, two classes are copyright Sun and appear to be covered by
> the following license agreement:
> http://g.oswego.edu/dl/classes/EDU/oswego/cs/dl/util/sun-u.c.license.pdf
> The problematic statement in that license seems to be:
> "You acknowledge that Software is not designed, licensed or intended for use
> in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear
> facility."
> I'm assuming this puts the concurrent library in Category X.
> --kevan

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