Classpath and Kaffe

Nathan Meyers nmeyers at
Tue Jul 13 19:20:50 PDT 1999

Tim Wilkinson wrote:
> Also, has anyone got a legal opinion of using the 1.2 spec form Sun to
> write an independent implementation of the 1.2 additions?  I've just
> ordered the latest spec book from A&W and I'll see what that says but I
> believe it's legally scary.

There must be a layer of subtlety behind this question that I'm missing.
How would such work differ from all of the cleanroom implementations
that have been done to date, pre-1.2?

Nathan Meyers
nmeyers at

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