Future of Oracle / Java


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Public updates for Oracle Java SE 8 will remain available for individual, personal use through at least the end of 2020.

Public updates for Oracle Java SE 8 released after January 2019 will not be available for business, commercial or production use without a commercial license.
i goto this text here after i setup this jdk:

does that mean that companys must pay for using java in future?


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If you’re not paying for commercial use, then Oracle wants you to use OpenJDK. Oracle’s JDK can only be used for testing, initial development purposes if one is not willing to pay the commercial use license. Or one can just use OpenJDK.