How to interpret the Classpath-Exception?

Andrew Haley aph at
Tue Mar 26 09:24:23 UTC 2019

On 3/26/19 9:22 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Well, in the context of OpenJDK, we do not have symmetric licensing
> anyway, so it's not entirely clear what's morally acceptable and what
> is reprehensible.  (For projects with symmetric licensing, I would
> agree that it is problematic.)

That lack of clarity that makes the issues *more* problematic and
inflammatory IMO.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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