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Re: Java 1.3

On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 11:27:18AM +0100, Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> I have a question on java.
> First some background. I'm packaging jetspeed that needs a java
> 1.3 compiler and interpreter. I have found someone that made a
> debian package of this (and it works well) blackbox version.
> My questions are:
> * Should the java 1.3 compiler and interpreter be included
>   in debian?

>From talking to said maintainer about his work he stated he is talking with
SUN to deal with legal issues...ie making sure it's ok to redistribute and
all...before uploading to Debian. 

> * Is there anyone working on this (except for the one in the
>   alternative deb resource place)?

see above

> * Is there any legal issues what should be considered (different
>   from the jdk included in sid)?

that's what he's clarifying.

> * Is there any alternative (and working) java 1.3 versions with
>   better license/speed/etc?

that I'm not sure about..but there are alternatives..not sure there


Ivan E. Moore II
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