[CentOS] A minor beef
rodrigob at suespammers.org
Tue Nov 29 03:26:04 UTC 2005
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On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 08:59:06PM -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 12:16 -0200, Rodrigo Barbosa 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
> > >
> > > Which _no_ distro meets AFAICT.
> > 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.
I remember clearly they had to provide it on a separated, non-downloadable
CD. There was other softwares on that CD too, that was not the issue. The
main point is that they could not provide the ISO for download.
Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org>
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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