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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-freeeral Resolution: Removing non-free

Gilbert Laycock <gtl1@mcs.le.ac.uk> writes:

> The Sun Community Source License (SCSL) under which jdk1.2, and (I
> think) the Java 2 specification, are released state that an attempt to
> produce your own implementation of the specification is a "derived
> work" and therefore also covered by the SCSL. 

Leaving aside the jdk, and speaking only for one who has not seen it:
it is my understanding that Sun can claim whatever they like, but in
fact, an implementation of a standard is not a derived work.

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