Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th May 2006 22:13 UTC, submitted by adstro
Java "Sun today announced that Java Platform, Standard Edition 5 is now available for redistribution by GNU/Linux and OpenSolaris operating system distributors under the new Operating System Distributor's License for Java (also known as the 'Distro License for Java' or DLJ). Developed in consultation with, and for use by, the various GNU/Linux communities, the new license allows distributors to ship Sun's Java SE 5.0 Java Development Kit and Java Runtime Environment as installable packages for their operating systems." At the same time, Sun also promised to open-source Java.
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RE[2]: what?
by dylansmrjones on Wed 17th May 2006 01:04 UTC in reply to "RE: what?"
dylansmrjones
Member since:
2005-10-02

AFAIK there are no distributions with Sun JRE / JDK on the install media.

However, they tend to have binary packages in their repositories, and this is actually legal.

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RE[3]: what?
by grep on Wed 17th May 2006 04:35 in reply to "RE[2]: what?"
grep Member since:
2006-04-22

Slackware ships Sun JRE on the install media.

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