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Re: Bug#37599: jdk1.1: no permission to distribute

Stephen writes:

> However, the JDK Version 1.1.x Internal Noncommercial Use Source License1
> of 4 Nov 10, 1998 which I have signed states, in part...
> ...

You have signed it.  Debian has not.

> (iv) Derived Binaries are distributed subject to a license agreement...

What are the terms of the license agreement under which you have
distributed the Derived Binaries to Debian?

> ...containing terms and conditions at least as protective of Sun as those
> included in the binary code license used by Sun for internet distribution
> of the Java binaries.

And what are these terms and conditions?  Does your agreement with Debian
contain them?

> Therefore, such binaries as I produce may be legitimately distributed in
> non-free, as they have been for some time.

Without more information it is not at all clear that this is true.
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