javaws/netx (Was: changeset in /hg/icedtea: 2008-01-09 Joshua Sumali <jsumali at re...)
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sat Jan 12 16:57:26 PST 2008
On 12/01/2008, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Wed, 2008-01-09 at 23:50 +0000, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > Can Classpath possibly integrate netx too? Or is there licensing issues?
> Yes, it is all free software and we have been in contact with the main
> author in the past and FSF legal has already looked at the code. We
> could handle this as we do the other 'external' code in GNU Classpath.
> But we first have to figure out who 'upstream' really is in this case.
> All GNU Classpath code in 'external' has a explicit upstream to which
> patches should be submitted if we change anything in the classpath copy.
> We could decide IcedTea is the canonical upstream if they offer the netx
> parts as a easily importable set of sources.
>From the announcement, I assumed IcedTea was now the upstream.
Actually seems a bit odd that we wouldn't do it the other way round --
maintain it in Classpath and have IcedTea get it from there with
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