Advertising "open core" software

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Wed Apr 14 11:30:02 UTC 2010

On 04/14/2010 04:36 PM, Mario Torre wrote:
> If I understand what centralized copyright control is, OpenJDK has it,
> we had to sign a paper to Sun to contribute back, they have full control
> over the code I write for them. Even for GNU Classpath I had to sign
> this paperwork to the Free Software Foundation.

Yeah but Sun is not selling proprietary extensions to OpenJDK. 

> In any case, the point remains the same. If IDEA is cool to have,
> there's no reason in not having it because the closed features are of
> bigger benefit.

Again, nobody is talking about dropping anything.  We are only
discussing what we want to *promote*


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