Proposal: Drop Stripped Implementations from Java SE 8

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Mon Feb 10 09:21:52 PST 2014

2014/2/7 18:54 -0800, aph at
> Is it necessary to pull Stripped Implementations from the spec when
> only the TCK licence requires it?  Or is the problem that, logically
> speaking, implementations can't be compliant with the SE spec without
> also being compliant with the TCK licence?
> In other words, couldn't we handle this without amending the SE spec?

If the Specification allows Stripped Implementations then the
TCK license must also allow them.

It might be possible to structure things so that only the TCK
license needs to be modified, and we'll explore that option,
but at this point we're simply out of time for SE 8.

- Mark

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