Yes, I was wrong. AFAIR the only java compiler and the HotSpot VM
have been just released under GPL (http://www.sun.com/software/
opensource/java/project_overview.jsp). Nevertheless this could be a
step forward in "java quest on alphas" :-)
On Nov 14, 2006, at 10:14 AM, Stanislav Boscik wrote: > Hi,
> Java have not been released under GPL yet - SUN just promissed to
> release it in March 2007. Some parts of the code are licensed under
> proprietary 3rd party licenses and cannot be released under GPL
> therefore. We can expect that some development will be needed in
> order to have functional Java release under GPL.
> Now we can only hope!
> From: Davide Cittaro [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 9:29 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [gentoo-alpha] java on alpha?
> Hi there, since Java has been released now with a open license, do
> you think it will be possible to have a recent (and decent) java VM
> on our gentoo alphas?
> Davide Cittaro
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