Subject: Re: JDK on *BSD
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 11/08/1996 10:05:41
> [T]he [JDK source] license specifically rules out distributing the
> source [...]
> Sun are obviously determined to see java spread.
Heh. Anyone else see the inconsistency between these two statements?
Can anyone name any piece of software that has become widespread
without either (a) being freely distributed and distributable in source
form (eg, X11, perl), (b) having _lots_ of marketing dollars behind it
(eg, almost anything from Micr*s*ft), or (c) being the only thing that
will run on some piece of hardware (eg, vendor OS for most new
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