[modules-discuss] questions on status
Stanley M. Ho
Stanley.Ho at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 24 02:16:58 PDT 2007
I'm looking into the licensing issue. I've been mostly offline last week
and this week, and will follow up your questions when I'm back in office.
Stephen J. McConnell wrote:
> To the 277 community at large:
> Some questions on status:
> (a) The comments below reference a pending strawman document,
> however, about 5 months ago another strawman document was
> referenced (the service and service provider support
> document) but that document was restricted to EG members
> pending Sanley Ho's resolution of JCP rules via a request for
> clarification to the JCP PMO. I would like to know if
> the JCP PMO raised any issues that would prevent publication,
> and if so, what those issues were?
> (b) Will the interoperability strawman be subject to the same
> closed review process or can we expect imminent publication
> without legal constraint?
> (c) Have any actions been taken to eliminate the requirement
> for people interested in JSR 277 to accept the license
> constraints associated with the initial draft specification
> document (this has been and remains an issue in terms of
> engaging a broader FOSS community in the evaluation of the
> 277 work)? In particular - can be look forward to the
> publication of the second edition of the draft specification
> under the GPL?
> (d) Is anyone on the 277 EG working with the IcedTea project
> to establish an installable modules prototype? In my opinion
> a working distribution of the modules system would be very
> valuable and generate a greater level of community
> Cheers, Steve.
> On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 13:27 +0930, Stanley M. Ho wrote:
>> Hi Glyn,
>> The work is in progress, and there are ongoing prototypings to figure
>> out how it should work and to also validate the overall approach. I
>> will send out the strawman proposal for the EG to review and discuss
>> when it is ready. Interoperability is definitely something that I
>> would like to address before this JSR goes public review.
>> - Stanley
>> Glyn Normington wrote:
>>> Hi Stanley
>>> Please could you provide an update on your work on interoperation
>>> between JSR 277 and JSR 291?
>>> If the work is still in progress, how's it coming along and roughly
>>> might there be a strawman proposal to review?
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