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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: Specifications as (part of) ASF projects
Date Sun, 13 Aug 2006 23:53:28 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Wait ... why can't a specification be a releasable, just like a
>> codebase?  The only issue, as I see it, would be enforcement of
>> compliance.  And Roy even put forward a proposed license amendment
>> for such things.
> Which license amendment?  The license amendment that I'm thinking of was
> specific to JCP TCKs and how derivative works of a TCK can't be used for
> compatibility - it had nothing to do w/ enforcement of compliance with a
> spec.

The JSR licemse, not the TCK license.  Not that it can't be modified, but what else would
you call the clauses forbidding the use of the trademark names, references to the specification,
and restricted name space unless the code passed the TCK?

	--- Noel

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