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Re: Java 1.2 & 1.3 'in' testing

Op dinsdag 13 maart 2001 21:50, schreef Juergen Kreileder:
>     >> I'm talking to Sun about a possible amendment to our license
>     >> which would allow our deb packages to go into Debian
>     >> (non-free).  Currently I'm waiting for feedback from Sun's
>     >> legal department.
>     Egon> That is great news! Let me know once you get the feedback.
> The basic answer[1] is yes, the packages can go into Debian non-free.
> I just want to have an amendment to the license which explicitly says
> that it's legal, it might take a few days more to get this done.

This is great news! I gues this is worth a news item, or at least a message to
debian-devel@ ? (With the notice below...)

> Footnotes:
> [1] There's one restriction: If somebody wants to distribute the
>     packages on CD he has to ask Sun/Blackdown for permission.

Wouldn't that be a problem? Since Debian is shipped as CD very often?
You could simply not put non-free on CD but....


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