Which library implementation to use/work on?

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Tue Mar 13 18:39:00 GMT 2012


On 03/13/2012 06:26 PM, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Just to double check, if OpenJDK is now under a compatible license,
> does that mean copy/paste of code from it is OK?

In theory yes, but all code contributed to GNU Classpath has to be
assigned to the Free Software Foundation.  You can't assign copyright
with code (like OpenJDK) that you don't own.  So OpenJDK code can't be
checked in to GNU Classpath.

Andrew.



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