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From: Davide Cittaro <davide.cittaro@...>
Subject: Re: java on alpha?
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 10:28:48 +0100
<HTML><BODY style="word-wrap: break-word; -khtml-nbsp-mode: space; -khtml-line-break: after-white-space; ">Hi, <DIV>Yes, I was wrong. AFAIR the only java compiler and the HotSpot VM have been just released under GPL (<A href="http://www.sun.com/software/opensource/java/project_overview.jsp">http://www.sun.com/software/opensource/java/project_overview.jsp</A>). Nevertheless this could be a step forward in "java quest on alphas" :-)</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>d<BR><DIV><DIV>On Nov 14, 2006, at 10:14 AM, Stanislav Boscik wrote:</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"><BLOCKQUOTE type="cite">  <DIV dir="ltr" align="left"><SPAN class="064261009-14112006"><FONT face="Arial" size="2">Hi,</FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV dir="ltr" align="left"><SPAN class="064261009-14112006"><FONT face="Arial" size="2">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.</FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV dir="ltr" align="left"><SPAN class="064261009-14112006"><FONT face="Arial" size="2">Now we can only hope!</FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN class="064261009-14112006"></SPAN><FONT face="Arial"><FONT size="2">SB</FONT></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face="Arial"><FONT size="2"><SPAN class="064261009-14112006"></SPAN></FONT></FONT><BR> </DIV> <DIV class="OutlookMessageHeader" lang="en-us" dir="ltr" align="left"> <HR tabindex="-1"> <FONT face="Tahoma" size="2"><B>From:</B> Davide Cittaro [<A href="mailto:davide.cittaro@...">mailto:davide.cittaro@...</A>] <BR><B>Sent:</B> Tuesday, November 14, 2006 9:29 AM<BR><B>To:</B> <A href="mailto:gentoo-alpha@g.o">gentoo-alpha@g.o</A><BR><B>Subject:</B> [gentoo-alpha] java on alpha?<BR></FONT><BR></DIV> <DIV></DIV>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? <DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV> <DIV>d<BR> <DIV><SPAN class="Apple-style-span" style="WORD-SPACING: 0px; FONT: 12px Helvetica; TEXT-TRANSFORM: none; COLOR: rgb(0,0,0); TEXT-INDENT: 0px; WHITE-SPACE: normal; LETTER-SPACING: normal; BORDER-COLLAPSE: separate; border-spacing: 0px 0px; khtml-text-decorations-in-effect: none; apple-text-size-adjust: auto; orphans: 2; widows: 2"> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">/*</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Davide Cittaro</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">HPC and Bioinformatics Systems @ Informatics Core</DIV> <DIV style="MIN-HEIGHT: 14px; MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 12px Helvetica"><BR></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">IFOM - Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">via adamello, 16</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">20139 Milano</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Italy</DIV> <DIV style="MIN-HEIGHT: 14px; MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 12px Helvetica"><BR></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">tel.: +39(02)574303355</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">e-mail:<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space"> </SPAN><A href="mailto:davide.cittaro@..."><FONT class="Apple-style-span" color="#0011ed"><SPAN class="Apple-style-span" style="COLOR: rgb(0,17,237); khtml-text-decorations-in-effect: underline">davide.cittaro@...</SPAN></FONT></A></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">*/</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"></SPAN></DIV><BR></DIV></BLOCKQUOTE></DIV><BR><DIV> <SPAN class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; border-spacing: 0px 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; text-align: auto; -khtml-text-decorations-in-effect: none; text-indent: 0px; -apple-text-size-adjust: auto; text-transform: none; orphans: 2; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; "><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">/*</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">Davide Cittaro</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">HPC and Bioinformatics Systems @ Informatics Core</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Helvetica; min-height: 14px; "><BR></DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">IFOM - Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">via adamello, 16</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">20139 Milano</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">Italy</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Helvetica; min-height: 14px; "><BR></DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">tel.: +39(02)574303355</DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">e-mail:<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space"> </SPAN><A href="mailto:davide.cittaro@..."><FONT class="Apple-style-span" color="#0011ED"><SPAN class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 17, 237); -khtml-text-decorations-in-effect: underline; ">davide.cittaro@...</SPAN></FONT></A></DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">*/</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"></SPAN> </DIV><BR></DIV></BODY></HTML>
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