[kaffe] javac dosen't work for me
jim at kaffe.org
Thu Jun 27 18:30:03 PDT 2002
Good idea. I've updated the message to read:
$ /usr/local/kaffe-1.0.7-rc2/bin/java -version
Kaffe Virtual Machine
Copyright (c) 1996-2002 Transvirtual Technologies, Inc.
Copyright (c) 1996-2002 Kaffe.org project contributors (please see the
source code for a full list of contributors)
The Kaffe virtual machine is free software, licensed under the terms of
the GNU General Public License. Kaffe.org is a an independent, free
community project, not directly affiliated with Transvirtual
Inc. Kaffe is a Trademark of Transvirtual Technologies, Inc. Kaffe
with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
Engine: Just-in-time v3 Version: 1.0.7-rc2 Java Version: 1.1
I hope that works... IANAL. :-)
On Fri, 2002-05-24 at 01:14, Jukka Santala wrote:
> On Thu, 23 May 2002, Godmar Back wrote:
> > > kaffe -fullversion
> > Kaffe Virtual Machine
> > Copyright (c) 1996-2000
> > Transvirtual Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved
> Which reminds me,
> "The Kaffe virtual machine is free software, licensed under the terms of
> the GNU Public License. It is a separate software product from
> Transvirtual's proprietary KaffePro virtual machine."
> Could we have the Kaffe version-output for the next release modified in
> recognition of this fact? It's not that I have a problem with the current
> output, or don't recognize Transvirtual's immense contribution to it, but
> for many of those developers likely to submit patches to "other peoples
> work", GPL tends to be one of those magic words... ;)
> Suggested output:
> Kaffe Virtual Machine
> Copyright (c) 1996-2000 Transvirtual Technologies, Inc. All rights
> Engine: Just-in-time v3 Version: 1.0.6 Java Version: 1.1
> Kaffe comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software,
> and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
> See the GNU General Public License for more details.
> That's formatted somewaht after the suggestion in GNU GPL, altough I've in
> general noticed that few software packages use those suggestions, even
> from GNU themselves.
> Ps. in README:
> "Why use Kaffe?
> Because Kaffe is distributed under the terms of the GNU Public License
> which means the source code is free for you to download, modify and
> use. It's also demonstratably faster on many applications compared
> with the latest VM's from Sun, IBM or Microsoft."
> I don't think that holds true anymore ;) Replace it with at least the
> notions that you can a) Modify the code for your own research-projects
> etc. withotu selling your soul, b) Run it on more platforms than any
> single other competing VM (afaik).
> -Jukka Santala
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