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Re: Java 3D released!
Bryce McKinlay wrote:
Ray Auge wrote:
Anyone read this news. (Sun realeased Java 3D)
Any ideas on the topic of possible inclusion of this to the libs
Unfortunately only a few parts of Java 3D were released under a free
license. The core javax.media.j3d and javax.vecmath packages are only
available under the JDL/JRL licenses which are non-free, I presume.
However, the example programs and com.sun.j3d.* packages were released
under BSD license, so we could perhaps consider using those if they
proved to be useful.
Note that there is already a free implementation of javax.vecmath:
And the rest of the world seems to have moved to Xith3d. 
In any case, releasing the core utils , and the examples  under
BSD is very nice of Sun. That doesn't mean that Java3D is now
open-source, as the ever eager Sun marketing machinery  is trying to
tell people , .
And releasing the other stuff under LGPL is very nice, too. As well as
putting Looking Glass under GPL.
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