OpenJDK JRE & Embedded Devices

Andrew Haley aph at
Tue Feb 1 13:46:44 UTC 2011

On 02/01/2011 01:33 PM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> On 1 February 2011 11:30, Andrew Haley<aph at>  wrote:
>> Do I have to say it again?  Read the licence.
> And when you do, try to read it from Oracle's perspective in terms of
> how they might find a loophole or other mechanism to block what you
> are doing. If you can satisfy yourself that there is none whatsoever,
> then by all means continue.

Exactly.  Do not believe anyone here; read the licence and consult your
lawyers if you're in any doubt.  Ignore me because I am not qualified
to give legal advice.

This is not specific to OpenJDK: it applies to all software that is


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