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

Jacob Hallén jacob at openend.se
Wed Feb 20 20:32:12 CET 2008

onsdagen den 20 februari 2008 skrev Carl Friedrich Bolz:
> Samuele Pedroni wrote:
> > Carl Friedrich Bolz wrote:
> >> 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
> > itself,
> > I'm not sure how it would apply to stuff in another codebase that uses
> > the Open JDK.
> The problem is that all entries into the open JDK challenge have to be
> put under the contributor agreement. I agree that it might not make
> sense for PyPy since it is not going into the JDK. But that is what the
> rules are. Maybe we should send a mail asking whether other models might
> be possible.
> Cheers,
> Carl Friedrich

No, this is not quite true. You need to sign the contributor agreement, but 
that agreement only covers what goes into the Sun codebase. Wether they want 
to support something that goes into another codebase is an open question.


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