Java Community Process (JCP) and the JSPA

Andrew Haley
Tue Aug 26 11:11:00 GMT 2003

Hernandez, Fabian writes:
 > Has anyone signed the Java Community Process (JCP) JSPA (Java Specification
 > Participation Agreement)?

We haven't, because it might contaminate us.

 > Does anyone know if the 2.5 version of the JSPA (the one with the changes
 > requested by Apache Software Foundation) has a negative effect on
 > participating in GCJ project?  Is it possible to sign the JSPA and be a
 > collaborator for GCJ?

In general we don't accept contributions from anyone who has signed
Sun papers.  I suppose we'd need opinion of counsel to find out for

I haven't seen the 2.5 version of the JSPA.


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