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Re: Yet another JDK1.1 llicence question

On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 02:40:07AM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:
> I assume this is the part from which you expect distributability:

> > Blackdown Java-Linux Team Supplemental Terms

> > The Blackdown Java Linux team ("Blackdown"), as a Sun JDK 1.1 source
> > code licencess, asserts it's right to amend the terms of the Binary
> > Code License Agreement (collectively the "Agreement") as follows:

> > 1.  Licence to Distribute.  You are granted a royalty-free right to
> > reproduce and distribute the Software provided that you: (i) do not
> > use the Software on any systems that also distributes the Software;
> > (ii) distribute the software in electronic form only; (iii) protect
> > Sun's rights by requiring any reciepient of the Software to read and
> > accept the Agreement prior to installation of the Software; (iv) do
> > not remove or alter the Agreement, any proprietary legends or notices
> > contained in the Software; (v) only distribute the Software subject to
> > this Agreement.

> First, I find this a curious phrasing.  "asserts it's right"?

It's also grammatically incorrect, and should say "asserts its right". 
Let's not have Sun come after us all on a technicality, please. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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