Classpath and Kaffe

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Thu Jun 29 20:06:31 PDT 2000

On Jun 28, 2000, "Nic Ferrier" <nferrier at> wrote:

> I'm confused about TranV's position now... the Kaffe web site says
> that no code contributed to Kaffe will be used by TransV. I don't see
> why not... I certainly wouldn't have a problem with it - they're
> supporting the GPL and I applaud that and want to help.

They must be able to license the code to their customers under
different licenses.  Same issue with libgcj: Cygnus (now Red Hat) took
a different approach of requiring copyright assignments, just like
FSF, in order to integrate changes from network contributors.

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