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

Jacob Hallén jacob at openend.se
Wed Feb 20 23:04:41 CET 2008


onsdagen den 20 februari 2008 skrev Carl Friedrich Bolz:
> Jacob Hallén wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Please read the challenge rules at:
> http://openjdk.java.net/challenge/rules/
>
> Section 3 states:
>
> B. The Entry, in its entirety, must be contributed under the terms of
> the SCA.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Carl Friedrich


Ok, I stand corrected. I just read what was said in conjunction with the SCA.

Then it seems to make no sense to submit.

Jacob



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