11 RFR (XS) 8205956: Fix usage of “OpenJDK” in build and test instructions

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Wed Jun 27 22:08:46 UTC 2018


Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8205956
Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/rev/8205956/

Quick links to handier HTML diffs:

  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/rev/8205956/doc/building.html.hdiff.html
  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/rev/8205956/doc/testing.html.hdiff.html

“OpenJDK” is a trademarked term, per the OpenJDK Trademark Notice [1].
As such it should be used only as an adjective, and not as a noun.
Phrases such as “the OpenJDK” could be replaced by the more correct,
and much more verbose, “the OpenJDK JDK,” or “the open-source JDK,”
but in most cases the context is sufficiently clear that we can just
write “the JDK.”

- Mark


[1] http://openjdk.java.net/legal/openjdk-trademark-notice.html


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