Relicensing of the BigInteger patch

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Mon May 6 04:08:50 UTC 2013


With the standard disclaimers that IANAL and "this is not legal advice," 
I suggest you review the "Do I lose any rights to my contribution under 
the OCA?" question in the Oracle Contributor Agreement FAQ:



On 05/05/2013 05:18 PM, Tim Buktu wrote:
> Hi,
> I was contacted by the maintainer of the Spire project
> ( They would like to port the fast
> BigInteger algorithms to Scala and they're asking whether the patch
> (i.e. just the code I and Alan Eliasen wrote) could be made available
> under a MIT or BSD license.
> I don't have a problem with it, and neither does Alan, but I was
> wondering if there were any legal concerns from the JDK team.
> Thanks,
> Tim

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