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From "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Oracle Binary Code License Agreement and Apache License 2.0
Date Sun, 05 Aug 2012 07:51:05 GMT
Hi Kevan,

thanks for the clarification, I guess I was just a little bit lost
between the Oracle API License agreements and Licenses of the actual
implementations.

Thanks!
Sebastian

2012/8/5 Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com>:
>
> On Aug 3, 2012, at 3:05 AM, seba.wagner@gmail.com wrote:
>
>> Hi again,
>>
>> is this question so hard to answer and has too many possible effects
>> that nobody wants to
>> or so trivial that nobody has time to answer ?
>>
>> JavaMail itself does contain another License.txt, I have copied the
>> content of that License.txt to pastebin:
>> http://pastebin.com/C3tW6D5u
>
> I can't see how either the BINARY Code License Agreement (referenced below), or the Entitlement
for Software/Software License Agreement (referenced above) would be interpreted as open source
licenses. So, no. I wouldn't treat them as equivalent to an open source license like CDDL.
>
> You should look at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javamail/index.html for alternate
sources of JavaMail (e.g. javamail project, the java.net maven repo, etc) under the CDDL/GPL
 license.
>
> Alternatively, the Geronimo project has an ALv2 licensed JavaMail implementation.
>
> --kevan
>
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Sebastian
>>
>> 2012/8/1 seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> all recent Java downloads for example java-mail-api 1.4.5
>>> (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javasebusiness/downloads/java-archive-downloads-eeplat-419426.html#javamail-1.4.5-oth-JPR)
>>> require you to agree to the Oracle Binary Code License Agreement
>>>
>>> This is the "Oracle Binary Code License Agreement"
>>> http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/licenses/OTN_JavaEE_Legacy_Binary-Code-License_30Jan2012.txt
>>>
>>> Can this license be treated equal to the CDDL ?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>> Sebastian
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Sebastian Wagner
>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
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>>
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