Fwd: Closures in openjdk

Christian Vest Hansen karmazilla at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 14:48:54 PDT 2008

So... Neal is writing code again?

On 6/24/08, Neal Gafter <neal at gafter.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:38 PM, Mark Reinhold <mr at sun.com> wrote:
> > After looking into this further I now believe that you can forward-port
> > the changes you made to code you licensed under the JRL and publish them
> > under GPLv2.  This is possible solely because the exact same code is now
> > available under GPLv2 and you could simply license it from Sun under
> > GPLv2 and achieve the same result.
> >
> > The resulting files should, of course, carry the usual OpenJDK GPLv2
> > legal notice at the top, rather than the original JRL notice.
> >
> > As far as I can see, you need no "special dispensation" at this point in
> > order to publish your Closures prototype under GPLv2.
>  Mark-
>  Thanks for following up.  The delta I sent has only GPLv2 licenses (no JRL
> licenses), so I'm all set to push those changes after merging with the
> latest.
> > (As always, IANAL and this does not constitute legal advice.)
> For intellectual property matters I get my legal advice from Stuart Clark of
> Carr and Ferrell LLP.  :-)
>  Regards,
>  Neal

Venlig hilsen / Kind regards,
Christian Vest Hansen.

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