[CentOS] A minor beef

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 29 02:59:06 UTC 2005


On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 12:16 -0200, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
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> On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 12:38:44AM -0500, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 13:05 +1100, Tim Edwards wrote:
> > > The Java licence lets you distribute it under certain conditions 
> > > (http://www.java.com/en/download/license.jsp) and
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> > Which _no_ distro meets AFAICT.  
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> Sorry to disagree, Bryan, but when I worked at Conectiva, they used
> to have an special authorization from Sun for redistribution.
> 
> Then again, maybe I'm agreeing with you. Maybe they didn't met the
> conditions, that is why I needed that authorization.

They didn't meet the requirements ... and therefore needed special
permission.  I asked for special permission too ... but it was denied.
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