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Apache's Ongoing Licensing Bout with Sun

Mar 17, 2009, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Britta Wuelfing)

"The vote log for Apache includes the statement, "Apache must regretfully vote 'No' for JSR-316, as we contend that the spec lead - Sun Microsystems - is not complying with the JSPA [Java Specification Participation Agreement] with respect to Java SE TCK [Technology Compatibility Kit] licensing. We believe that members of the JCP [Java Community Process] that do not comply with the letter and spirit of the governing rules should not be allowed to lead JSRs." The Java Community Process is a collaborative wherein participating developers and organizations decide about the further development of the Java programming language."

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