Hacked OpenJDK

Lussier, Denis denisl at openscg.com
Fri Feb 10 18:36:55 UTC 2012

Hi Frans,

I'm NOT a lawyer and I don't work or speak for Oracle.

I am an OpenJDK Packager, www.openscg.org, and therefore have some
experience on this issue.

I believe the spirit of the legaleeze on this is not necessarily evil.  :-)
If what you build & distribute is different than OpenJDK, then don't call
it "Java" and don't call it "OpenJDK".


On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Frans Thamura <frans at meruvian.org> wrote:

> hi there..
> if i use openjdk, and modify several code or API, and make it not
> standard, and i am using for our own, and share across internet..
> will oracle sue me because this is not "openjdk" that release
> we know. that google, facebook, yahoo, twitter also using java, and
> for a big company , that is "safer" they have their own skill , esp
> java is their platform.
> we call it hacked openJDK.
> and in several case, they have team that manage the jdk, and several
> can contribute, but several afraid, about "the sue".
> because this model will strengthen the OpenJDK, but how about the JDK
> for business?
> that is my idea.. any comment?
> F

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