Not a bash, just the facts
daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Sat Mar 25 22:18:03 UTC 2006
Eugene Vilensky wrote:
> I think we are really minimizing what Sun has to lose. Microsoft already
> tried the "embrace and extend" nonsense with Java. Why would anyone think
> it wouldn't happen again with a GPL'd Java?"
> Because its GPL.
The GPL has no provision for compatibility. Anyone could grab a GPL Java
and modify it in a way that is incompatible with the Java specification.
The viability of Java depends 100% on the expectation that any JRE will
have a certain set of features that will work in certain ways.
/\/_/ A life? Sounds great!
\/_/ Do you know where I could download one?
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