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Joe1962

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Will this Oracle decision be affecting us?
« on: August 30, 2011, 08:09:58 am »
Will this Oracle decision be affecting us?

http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Oracle-retires-licence-for-distributing-its-Java-with-Linux-1332835.html

Also, is this only JDK related, or is the JRE package affected too?
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Re: Will this Oracle decision be affecting us?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011, 09:47:40 am »
No expert on these matters but it reads like we will need to switch to OpenJDK.
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Re: Will this Oracle decision be affecting us?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011, 02:17:13 pm »
yep