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Re: any reason to use Sun's Java?



On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 06:26:07AM +0000, Thufir wrote:
> But under which license?  Probably the same as they open sourced solaris. 
> Nothing from solaris can cross pollinate to linux without violating a
> license.  (I always thought the GNU crowd were fanatics, but now I'm
> rethinking that stance.)

Well, that doesn't stop you from /using/ an open-sourced Java on Linux
(although there could well be problems linking it with glibc). The main
issue with the Solaris licence is that it means that Solaris code can't
make it into the Linux kernel.

Cheers,

Paul

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