|Java front end? email@example.com (1996-02-23)|
|Re: Java front end? Steve_Kilbane@cegelecproj.co.uk (1996-02-23)|
|Re: Java front end? firstname.lastname@example.org (Mauricio Breternitz) (1996-02-24)|
|Re: Java front end? email@example.com (1996-02-26)|
|Re: Java front end? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-03-01)|
|Date:||23 Feb 1996 18:20:38 -0500|
|Organization:||DSDIC Team, Cegelec Projects Ltd.|
|Keywords:||Java, lex, parse|
email@example.com (Richard A. O'Keefe) writes:
> There is a student here who is interested in building a style checker
> for Java as a project. It would save him a lot of time, and result in
> a more powerful checker for everyone, if he could start from an
> existing Java front end.
Have you approached Sun on this? When the Alpha came out, the
licence to the sources was free, I think. You pretty much just had
to email them saying you wouldn't sell anything based on it.
Given that you're academic, I wouldn't be at all surprised if Sun
were happy to cooperate.
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