OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon May 9 09:30:42 UTC 2011

On 09/05/11 10:26, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:03 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at> wrote:
>> Well no, you wouldn't see any developer complaining about
>> that, because they are a self-selected bunch who don't mind their
>> contributions being released under a proprietary licence.  People
>> who want all their code to be free work on other projects.
> You´re saying that Mozilla is not free enough for your high freedom
> standards,

No, I'm not, and I defy anyone to read the paragraph above and reach
such a conclusion.  I'm saying that Mozilla is not free enough for
some developers, and I understand that view.

> because they allow propietary derivatives due to multi-
> licensing?. Now I get it.
> Ironic that nobody is chastising Mozilla Corp and asking for a fork
> due to lack of absolute freedoms from propietary derivatives, yet
> Oracle gets all the heat with OpenJDK.
> Sorry about the "silly" part, didn´t mean to offend you, as you bring
> that adjective over and over again, which I found rather silly, too.

Pardon?  When did I do that?


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