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Re: NetBeans ITP [was Re: CDDL]

Le samedi 02 décembre 2006 18:18, Tom Marble a écrit :
> Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > jmarant@free.fr wrote:
> > 
> >> I watched Sun's Simon Phipps' talk at debconf 2006 few weeks ago.
> >> It was mentioned that the choice of venue was useless and would be
> >> removed from CDDL, thus making CDDL DSFG-compliant.
> > There is no consensus that choice of venue clauses are not
> > DSFG-compliant, anyway.
> Indeed allow me to appeal to everyone to reconsider CDDL *as is*
> given the clarification that Simon has provided in this regard [1].
> Why is this important?  Because Sun has several software projects
> that are licensed under CDDL that we would really, really like
> accepted into Debian.  The key example is our NetBeans IDE.
> The purpose of packaging NetBeans for Debian is to give Free
> Software developers *a chance* to evaluate this development tool
> and compare it to other tools available.

Thanks for mentioning Netbeans, Tom. This is exactly the application
I had in mind. I chose it over Eclipse for my Java development and
I'd like very much to be part of main some day.


Jérôme Marant

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