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Re: Blackdown Java 2 copyright (j2sdk, j2se)

Scripsit James Troup <james@nocrew.org>

> One interesting thing I did see was in the Sun Supplemental License
> terms, point 2:

> | (iii) you do not distribute additional software intended to replace
> |       any component(s) of the Software

> Since we actually do this[1] albeit not in the same package, does this
> disqualify us from putting it in non-free?

Sun would probably think so. Thus it does.

> [1] Err, right?  Presumably things like kaffe, jikes and gcj
>     constitute software intended to replace j2sdk, j2se?

If would be hard to deny it in the case of kaffe and jikes, at least.

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