How to interpret the Classpath-Exception?

Mario Torre neugens at
Tue Mar 26 09:31:32 UTC 2019

On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:22 AM Florian Weimer <fw at> wrote:

> On the other hand, I don't think it takes a lawyer to observe that the
> Hotspot source files do not include the classpath exception.  Maybe
> that observation alone makes Clemens' questions moot.

You are subtly right, the only proper answer to Clemen's question
other than "ask to a lawyer" is to read the licence ;)

Mario Torre
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