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Re: Blackdown Java 2 copyright (j2sdk, j2se)

On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 08:44:27PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> 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.

I was under the impression from the discussions this spring that the
Blackdown folks had got explicit permission from Sun for Debian to
distribute the JDK in non-free. Somebody on -java is likely to know for

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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