foreign code contributions

Michael Allman msa at
Mon Feb 22 22:15:15 PST 2010

On Tue, 23 Feb 2010, Dalibor Topic wrote:

> Michael Allman wrote:
>> Does the BSD jdk port accept code contributions from non-copyright
>> holders?
> It follows the same rule 0 as the rest of the project:
> i.e. your patch needs to come in under SCA.

Wasn't sure.  Thanks for the clarification.

>> For example, GNU classpath has a kqueue-based selector implementation.
>> Can we "steal" that?
> No. But you can ask Casey and his coauthors if they are interested
> in contributing the implementation, of course.

Already did.  He forfeited his copyright.  FSF owns the code now.

> See also the following recent thread on the freebsd-java list about
> another implementation:

Oh, cool.  I'll send a message to Pieter to see what he's got.  Thanks!


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