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Re: [opensuse-factory] Java packages changes for 10.3
  • From: Daniel Bornkessel <dbornkessel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 18:04:15 +0100
  • Message-id: <200703201804.15394.dbornkessel@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 20 March 2007 16:47, Daniel Bornkessel wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 March 2007 15:40, Ralf Haferkamp wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 March 2007 15:30, Daniel Bornkessel wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > > In 10.3, regarding Java, we want to do the following changes:
> >
> > [..]
> >
> > > - the following packages will be replaced by gnu-javamail which has an
> > > open source license:
> > > javamail
> > > javamail-demo
> > > javamail-javadoc
> > > javamail-manual
> > > javamail-monolithic
> >
> > I don't no exactly why, but gnu-javamail seems not to be 100% compatible
> > with Sun's javamail. At least open-xchange does only build with the
> > javamail Version from Sun. (On the other hand I was already thinking
> > about dropping open-xchange from 10.3 IMO it makes too many trouble)
>
> The problem is, that com.sun.* classes are used explicitly.
> I reviewed javamail and it seems (next to other packages) be open sourced
> now ... so I will have to look at this again -- sorry for that.
> Regards,
> Daniel
Ok ... javamail is licensed under the CDDL -- an OSI approved license, so we
can include it in the distribution -> javamail packages will stay.
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