[Kaffe] can the classpath project be used with Kaffe.

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Wed Feb 10 00:50:24 PST 1999

On Feb 10, 1999, Jules Bean <jmlb2 at hermes.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 10 Feb 1999, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> Hi again :-)

> Hiya.  here's hoping we can agree about this, unlike that libtool thing ;)

We can

>> The important point here is the `modulo bugs'.  If your program will
>> only work with Kaffe Klasses, for whatever reason, one could argue
>> that your code should be GPLed.

> One could argue that, yes.

> It boils down to whether it was a 'derived work'.  At the end of the day,
> that's not a perfectly objective fact, so some judgement has to be used.

That's what courts are for, right?

As a rule of thumb: Write Once, Test Everywhere :-)  Or should it be :-(

Alexandre Oliva  http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva  aoliva@{acm.org}
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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