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Re: Java debs anyone?



On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 09:12:27AM -0800, Eric Gaumer wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 10:51 +0100, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
> > Sun, 12 Dec 2004 23:05:18 +0200, 
> > Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete Dutra <leandro@dutra.fastmail.fm> wrote: 
> > 
> > > Em Dom, 2004-12-12 às 13:57 -0500, Michel Dänzer escreveu:
> > >> On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 12:01 +0200, Leandro Guimaraens Faria Corsetti
> > >> Dutra wrote:
> > >> > 	I already reported my problems trying alien on the IBM Java
> > >> > SDK... perhaps someone would be willing to share it already
> > >> > debianised?
> > >> 
> > >> Does the licence allow redistribution (in modified form)?
> > >
> > > 	Good question... if I hadn't to write two reports now I'd read the
> > > license, but I guess the answer is no.
> > 
> > You cannot redistribute *even unmodified*! And you cannot install tools
> > that intend to replace tools in the JDK (java, javac, javah, jar,
> > jarsigner, etc)... Sun's, IBM's and Blackdown's JDK/JRE are free of
> > charge but not free software *at all*
> > 
> 
> Yes and we are not supposed to download free music either but I hear
> there are folks who actually do this...
> 
> This is the perfect excuse to dump Java and start using Mono.

If already, please go for a real language instead.

/me suggest objective caml, but then i am biased since i maintain it :)

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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