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[Fwd: Re: [school-discuss] ZIS Server Dreams]

owner-schoolforge-discuss@schoolforge.net wrote:

> Subject: Re: [school-discuss] ZIS Server Dreams
> From: Dominique Broeglin <broeglin@free.fr>
> To: "schoolforge-discuss@schoolforge.net"
> On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 14:23, Doug Loss wrote:
> > Doug Loss wrote:
> >
> > > I think we're getting far enough in this discussion to think about setting up a
> > > formal project.  How about OpenSIF <http://opensif.org>?  Whoops, opensif.org
> > > exists.  Take a look at it and see if these folks have already developed what we're
> > > talking about!
> >
> > Replying to my own mail: what a loser I am! :-)  Anyway, I've looked at this website,
> > and I'm pretty sure that while they say "open-source" in a number of places, they are
> > misusing the term and are providing this software only on a commercial basis.  I don't
> > think this is what we're talking about, or modifiable into it.  How about FreeSIF
> > <http://freesif.org> then?  That domain doesn't seem to be taken.  If we want to go
> > ahead with this, we can reserve the domain and find hosting space and services for it.
> > Les, Steve, Dominique, Michael, others, what do you think?
> >
> FreeSIF seems good for me, but isn't it a little close from opensif ?
> Having seen many nasty Copyright problems arise with project namings I
> would be carefull with that.
> I've just browsed their site. Apparently they work on a java based
> version of SIF and ZIS. They mention several times a "JaZ open source
> java reference implementation" produced by SUN but I couldn't find it
> does anyone have more information on this ? If it exists and is really
> opensource it would be very usefull.

Doug Loss                 All I want is a warm bed
Data Network Coordinator  and a kind word and
Bloomsburg University     unlimited power.
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