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Re: java.awt status LGPL -> GPL?

From: Paul Fisher
Subject: Re: java.awt status LGPL -> GPL?
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 17:12:28 -0800
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Mark Wielaard <address@hidden> writes:

> I am a bit annoyed by this. Why was this never clearly announced!

Things have been murky for some time on this issue.  Only recently did
we get clarification on the status of the AWT.

> Are you sure the libgcj people know about this?!?!

Yes.  They are aware.

> If anybody had clued me in that both versions were actually under
> the same license I could have started merging a long long time ago!

We didn't know a long time ago.  This is recent news.  We'd very much
like to merge the AWTs.

Sorry for not going into great detail, but I have a plane to catch
(literally).  I'll comment more when I have some free time.

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