[pypy-dev] Sun's Open JDK Challenge http://openjdk.java.net/challenge/

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at openend.se
Wed Feb 20 19:45:34 CET 2008

Carl Friedrich Bolz wrote:
> Jacob Hallén wrote:
>> onsdagen den 20 februari 2008 skrev Chris Lamb:
>>> Laura Creighton wrote:
>>>> Interested Lurkers, as it were.  Are there any of you out there?  Does
>>>> this sound like something any of you are interested in?
>>> It sounds very interesting, but it seems that projects must be contributed
>>> under Sun's "Contributor Agreement", which doesn't sound particularly
>>> awesome IMHO.
>>> Regards,
>> I can't really see what is wrong with it. They pay you to produce code. They 
>> can do anything they like with it, including selling it or giving it away for 
>> free. You can do anything you like with it, including selling it, or giving 
>> it away for free.
>> Sounds reasonable to me.
> I am not sure it is practical to put parts of PyPy under this agreement.
> Which parts would that be? All of it (which would be hard, since we need
> to find all contributors and have them sign it)? Only the new bits which
> are rather useless by themselves?
the rule as such makes most sense if the code is going into the Open JDK 
I'm not sure how it would apply to stuff in another codebase that uses 
the Open JDK.

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