Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Nov 2010 22:28 UTC, submitted by fran
Java "Charging that Oracle has willfully disregarded the licensing terms for its own Java technology, the Apache Software Foundation has called upon other members of the Java Community Process (JCP) to vote against the next proposed version of the language, should Oracle continue to impose restrictions on open-source Java use. The nonprofit organization has also indicated that it could end its involvement in the JCP if the licensing restrictions stay in place."
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RE: War? No, just an announcement
by vivainio on Wed 10th Nov 2010 09:48 UTC in reply to "War? No, just an announcement"
vivainio
Member since:
2008-12-26

But, what will Oracle do if Apache changes their licence in a way it is still open but not suitable for Oracle.


Why would Oracle care how Apache licenses their software?

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Simply because Oracle uses ...
by pica on Wed 10th Nov 2010 10:22 in reply to "RE: War? No, just an announcement"
pica Member since:
2005-07-10

... a damn lot of Apache code in their products. An apache webserver as example is part of the Oracle rDBMS.

pica

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de_wizze Member since:
2005-10-31

Or move closer to IBM who if I'm not mistaken have their own web server.

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