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From "Laszlo Kishalmi (Jira)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-488) Bundling GPL+CPE (OpenJDK) into convenience binaries.
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2019 18:44:00 GMT

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Laszlo Kishalmi commented on LEGAL-488:
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Well, are you suggesting that we shall treat OpenJDK as GPL without the Classpath Exception?

> Bundling GPL+CPE (OpenJDK) into convenience binaries.
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-488
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-488
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Laszlo Kishalmi
>            Priority: Major
>
> Apache NetBeans is a big Java based Desktop application. In order to run it needs a JDK.
> The OpenJDK is licensed GPL+CPE, as we read the CPE it would allow to bundle the JDK
with NetBeans as an executable.
> We have installers, hosted on Apache infrastructure that could benefit from this. We
also have a Snap package which is not hosted, but build on the Apache infrastructure. I do
not know if that matters or not, that's why  I mention it here.
> Also not being able to produce an out-of-the box convenience binaries is kind of hurts
our brand in a way that third party vendors are free to do that.
>  
> So what's the Legals opinion about bundling OpenJDK in the convenience binaries?



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