Sun JRE or JDK to enter core, or at least extras?
Michael A. Peters
mpeters at mac.com
Wed May 17 21:09:49 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 22:48 +0200, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> any comments on
> http://www.sun.com/smi/Press/sunflash/2006-05/sunflash.20060516.4.xml ?
> I understand this as an indicator, that the Sun JDK and JRE should now
> be distributable via Fedora Core or Extras? If so, I would very much
> like to see this.
This pretty much kills it:
2c. ``you do not combine, configure or distribute the Software to run in
conjunction with any additional software that implements the same or
similar functionality or APIs as the Software''
Looking on the JPackage list, they are not interested in it either - and
seem to be quite surprised at the Sun claim that they were "working with
JPackage" in their FAQ. The word "lie" seemed to come up more than once.
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