[self-interest] Re: licenses and working together

David Ungar David.Ungar at Eng.Sun.COM
Fri Nov 19 01:02:30 UTC 1999

Thanks for the clarification and reassurance, Gordon.
Your point is well taken.

- Dave

At 7:50 AM +0100 11/18/99, Gordon Cichon wrote:
>On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, David Ungar wrote:
>>  It sounds like there may have been a misunderstanding--
>>  At 5:16 PM +0100 11/17/99, Gordon Cichon wrote:
>>  >Once, I offered my help to the Java/Self guys and to abandon
>>  >Self/Linux in favor of it. They were not interested in cooperating
>>  >with me and I did not get an answer from them.
>>  If you feel that you have been rebuffed by us, that was certainly
>>  never our intention.
>no, that was absolutely not the point with it. :-)
>This was at an very early stage of the Linux port
>when I did not yet even know you. I think it was the
>first week of January or so.
>I just wanted to do something useful, and at this
>time, I did not know exactly what this could be.
>I think, Self on Java is a good idea (especially
>on Hotspot :-), albeit much more difficult to get
>the OS environment up again), and I wanted to stay
>on focus within the Self effort.
>To state my point more clearly: We need more focus
>and do one step after another, helping each other
>and not every single person to do just her single
>project only.
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     David Ungar
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