Claude Moore wrote:
This said, honestly I still don't understand Oracle's decision to require a fee for using JDK commercially.
Mike London wrote:1. Customer has a version of Java 8 like 188 installed a year or so ago to run REST services under Tomcat on AWS. Doesn't need upgrades or support from Oracle. Does she need a subscription now?
Mike London wrote:2. Customer has web apps available to clients on a commercial site with Java 11, but does not need updates or support. Does he need to fork out $300/year?
Mike London wrote:3. I develop software locally that commercial clients will use. I test that softwarte locally or on my own server, but there is no direct commercial usage of those and only tested by me in isolation. Do I need to fork out $x/year?