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Re: Question regarding jsp comilation and licensing

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 17:49:46 +0200 (MET DST)
To: "Manty, George" <George.Manty@compaq.com>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0006071738020.10910-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Tue, 6 Jun 2000, Manty, George wrote:

> I have implemented JSP in our product, which uses Jigsaw 2.0.4.  I
> implemented it using GNUJSP and was planning on switching to Tomcat when the
> next stable version of Jjigsaw is released.  
> 
> It appears to me as though in order to release a prodcut with Jigsaw and JSP
> support you have to get an OEM license from Sun to use the tools.jar file.
> Is this true or is there another compiler you can use that would be free to
> distribute?

It should depend on the JSP engine used, but tools.jar is unfortunately
not in the jre, so I guess you should ask Sun, or check the other Jsp
engines (Tomcat, resin and others).
Hope this helps,

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