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Re: [SLE] More on the Java Licence
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 12:49:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605201249.41686.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 May 2006 12:31, Kevanf1 wrote:
> Yep, I was wrong in my assumption that Sun had open sourced Java.
> They've gone half way. They do keep saying it is their intention to
> full open source Java though in accordance with the GNU Public
> License. It's possible that they have to work out a few more hooks
> that need unravelling before it is GPL'd.

I think the source is out there free for anyone to modify. I know I downloaded
it at one point

You just can't call it java without going through their testing and having it

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