Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alpha

From: Davide Cittaro <davide.cittaro@×××××××××××××××.it>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] java on alpha?
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 09:29:05
Message-Id: 2B122214-E2B9-4419-97D7-FCD1D2E24B8D@ifom-ieo-campus.it
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-alpha] java on alpha? by Stanislav Boscik
Hi,
Yes, I was wrong. AFAIR the only java compiler and the HotSpot VM  
have been just released under GPL (http://www.sun.com/software/ 
opensource/java/project_overview.jsp). Nevertheless this could be a  
step forward in "java quest on alphas" :-)

d
On Nov 14, 2006, at 10:14 AM, Stanislav Boscik wrote:

> Hi, > Java have not been released under GPL yet - SUN just promissed to > release it in March 2007. Some parts of the code are licensed under > proprietary 3rd party licenses and cannot be released under GPL > therefore. We can expect that some development will be needed in > order to have functional Java release under GPL. > Now we can only hope! > SB > > > From: Davide Cittaro [mailto:davide.cittaro@×××××××××××××××.it] > Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 9:29 AM > To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o > Subject: [gentoo-alpha] java on alpha? > > Hi there, since Java has been released now with a open license, do > you think it will be possible to have a recent (and decent) java VM > on our gentoo alphas? > > d > /* > Davide Cittaro > HPC and Bioinformatics Systems @ Informatics Core > > IFOM - Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare > via adamello, 16 > 20139 Milano > Italy > > tel.: +39(02)574303355 > e-mail: davide.cittaro@×××××××××××××××.it > */ > >
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