JDK7 with lambda's downloadable
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Mon Sep 13 15:48:49 PDT 2010
On 10 September 2010 06:39, Neal Gafter <neal at gafter.com> wrote:
> Does Oracle offer a patent grant so that we can *use* the lambda prototype,
> whether from our own builds or prebuilt by Oracle? The GPLv2 license
> doesn't include such a patent grant, and the Java patent promise doesn't
> apply because the lambda prototype isn't an implementation of any Java
> platform specification. Without such a patent grant we would be violating
> Oracle's patent rights by running the prototype.
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html (7 & 8)
Still, GPLv3 would have been preferable.
> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 11:27 AM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:
>> We are working on being able to provide binary builds for lambda.
>> the source repositories are the only option, which we know is less than
>> On 9/9/2010 9:32 AM, Tom Brus wrote:
>> > Hi lambda list,
>> > Can I download a prebuild version of the JDK7 ***with lambdas***
>> > Possibly for Mac =] ?
>> > Or is pulling it from mercurial the only way to get it?
>> > Our group is eagerly waiting for lambdas in java, the only JDK7 change
>> > real meat on the bones, in our opinion...
>> > Thanks,
>> > Tom
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