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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Category of Doug Lea's concurrent library
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:21:12 GMT
or just take it from harmony.  We've replaced the sun-licensed files,  
IIRC

On Jun 19, 2008, at 10:31 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:

> 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).
>
> Hen
>
> 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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