Will open source Java be in ubuntu?

Eric Lemoine eric.lemoine at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 22:28:31 UTC 2006

On 11/14/06, Shu Hung (Koala) <koalay at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure I understood it right, but Sun said Java is going GPL:
> http://www.sun.com/2006-1113/feature/index.jsp
> > 13.November.2006—Sun believes deeply in creating communities and sharing
> innovations and technologies to foster more participation. Today in a
> historic move, Sun is opening the door to greater innovation by open
> sourcing key Java implementations—Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE),
> Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), and Java Platform Enterprise Edition
> (Java EE)—under the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2), the same
> license as GNU/Linux
> If Java is under GNU/GPL version 2, then ubuntu should be able to include it
> by default!!!
> Will that be the case?

I'm pretty sure it will...


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