[PLUG] The "Java Is Open" Contest

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 14:25:44 IST 2006

On 11/16/06, Harshad Oak <harshad.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Plug Members,
> As you might know, Java Is Now Open Source.


As Sun announced, Sun's Java will now be under the GNU GPL subject to
the classpath exception. I don't really know much Java, but can
someone decipher the classpath exception license (link given below)?
Can someone give a more elaborate interpretation of the terms of the


Also, the Classpath exception doesn't seem to be listed in the list of
recognised opensource licesnces - http://www.opensource.org/licenses/

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