Sorry if this seems obvious but I've been away from Java programming for a few years and am confused about free distribution and use.
Several years ago I wrote a java program using Oracle SE8 Update 31 (and earlier versions) and distributed it to clients (for sale) who downloaded a JRE (often done automatically in Windows).
If I continue to use this JDK can I avoid the requirement for a commercial licence and will my clients still be able to download a free JRE?
If I need to use an OpenSource JDK (say OpenJDK) and stick to version 8 will the Oracle jre still work with the application and be automatically downloadable in windows.
I want to keep it as simple as possible for myself and my clients, but need the application to continue to be usable for existing clients. It is a standalone application (not enterprise) with a lot of mathematical routines involved and a small amount of graphics.
I occasionally provide updates for program.
Any recommendations welcome.
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