Re: Sun Java available from non-free
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Florian Weimer escreveu:
| * Jeroen van Wolffelaar:
|>Official packages of Sun Java are now available from the non-free
|>section of Debian unstable, thanks to Sun releasing[11 Java under a new
|>license: the Operating System Distributor License for Java (DLJ).
| This license requires that we remove all other Java implementations
| from the mirror network:
No, it doesn't!
~From DLJ FAQ (http://download.java.net/dlj/DLJ-FAQ-v1.1.txt):
8. Does this license prevent me shipping any alternative technologies
~ in my OS distribution?
~ The DLJ does not restrict you from shipping any other technologies
~ you choose to include in your distribution. However, you can't use
~ pieces of the JDK configured in conjunction with any alternative
~ technologies to create hybrid implementations, or mingle the code
~ from the JDK with non-JDK components of any kind so that they run
~ together. It is of course perfectly OK to ship programs or libraries
~ that use the JDK. Because this question has caused confusion in the
~ past, we want to make this absolutely clear: except for these
~ limitations on combining technologies, there is nothing in the DLJ
~ intended to prevent you from shipping alternative technologies with
~ your OS distribution.
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