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The Linux Foundation Yanks Java from Linux Standard Base 4.1

by Keith Vance

Java used to be included in LSB, but now the Linux Foundation has said licensing changes have made it impossible to include Java as a language.

Java is no longer included in the Linux Standard Base distribution.

Java used to be included under the "trial use" status, but now the Linux Foundation has pulled it completely because licensing issues for the compliance test suite "make it impossible to include Java as a language."

You can read more about it in the release notes.

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This article was originally published on Friday Mar 11th 2011
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