Sun's Tests

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Wed Nov 12 03:15:54 PST 1997

Preben Randhol writes:

> * Martin Herdieckerhoff
> | - Some companies have these test suites. It is unlikely that one of them
> |   would be willing to use them for testing Kaffe. But just given this
> |   case: Would their license allow them to do so?

> Sound very unlikly. I haven't read the license, but it seems odd that
> Sun should hold on to the test suites so hard if a company could buy a
> copy and offer tests for retail/free.

It is possible (and probably) that a licensee is not allowed to
redistribute the testsuite, but could the license agreement prevent
the licensee from using the testsuite for testing Kaffe?

Alexandre Oliva
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Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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