OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21
Dr Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sun May 8 16:32:59 UTC 2011
On 6 May 2011 17:59, David Herron <david at davidherron.com> wrote:
> As someone who helped review the original SCA before it was published - I'd
> like to say that from my perspective I don't have any issue with it. If I'm
> donating some code to a project my goal is to improve the project.
Sure, people have no problem with improving the project, that being OpenJDK.
The SCA/OCA have nothing to do with this. As previously stated, they allow
Oracle to produce separate proprietary binaries that includes the work
I'm happy enough to release my code under a Free license - but I can
do that anywhere.
Making it part of OpenJDK under the OCA also means contributing to Oracle's
proprietary products and this is why I personally would not make any
of work (as in complete new features like Mario mentions, rather than
fixes) to OpenJDK.
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