[lsb-discuss] LSB conf call notes for 2008-07-30

Theodore Tso tytso at mit.edu
Tue Aug 12 14:40:06 PDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 12:05:20AM +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> And passing the ("OpenJDK") JCK doesn't give any trademarks rights.
> So, while the binaries of IcedTea as shipped by Fedora (on x86 and x86_64)
> pass the TCK the result still cannot be called Java (TM). As far as I know
> Sun hasn't published any document or agreement to make this possible
> whether or not the implementation passes the TCK.


Can you address this, please?  As well as the question of whether
shipping IcedTea as /usr/bin/java requires a trademark agreement?  If
it does, then Fedora may be forced to rename /usr/bin/java to
/usr/bin/coffee-vm-thanks-sun-asshole-lawyers, which would be unfortunate.  :-)

					- Ted

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