[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Who to contact about potential JAI licence change?

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Feb 20 21:24:18 UTC 2018

Hi Andrea,

 From where are you downloading the JAI source these days ?
I assume GPL of some flavour would satisfy being a "proper" open source 
I will pass this request up the chain to see if there is any interest in 
doing it, but can make no promises.


On 02/19/2018 03:52 AM, Andrea Aime wrote:
> Hi,
> Java Advanced Imaging has been unsupported for a long time, but it's 
> still the best Java based
> image processing library (at least for large imagery cases, the tiled 
> based, deferred computation
> approach is something software in other languages is still copying today).
> Its complete pluggability also makes it very easy to replace old buggy 
> operations with newer ones, which is
> something done in open source projects like jai-ext: 
> https://github.com/geosolutions-it/jai-ext
> However, its license is still a problem, it is not considered proper 
> open source.
> Ideally all the Java portion would be useful, but in case that is a 
> problem, just getting the interfaces relicenced
> would be of great help.
> So, is there anyone we could talk to about JAI relicencing? If more 
> than one person/company needs to be
> contacted I'm happy to reach out, just need to get some contacts.
> Best regards
> Andrea Aime

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