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

Raul Miller wrote:
> Stephen Zander <gibreel@pobox.com> wrote:
> > In the meantime, and given the jdk licence has been this way forever,
> > can we please install new jdk packages.  It's getting really old
> > hearing about how the jdk doesn't work with glibc2.1 and if the
> > licence issue can't be resolved the version of the package being
> > pulled will make little difference.
> Er.. I agree that we should have either no version of jdk or the most
> current version of jdk available -- that having the old version available
> with the wrong license is not a good thing.

The new version has more packages, though.  I'm not comfortable with taking
positive action to install a package that I know we don't have a license
to distribute.

> But I'm doubt that debian-legal is the right forum for talking to the
> ftp site maintainers.

Depends... at least one of them reads it pretty carefully :)

Richard Braakman

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