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TechWeb: Jini: Start Of 'Semi-Open' Source Movement

Jan 28, 1999, 18:10 (2 Talkback[s])

"This time next year, people might be talking about the semi-open source movement."

"Sun Microsystems released the new Java software platform Monday to let developers connect a wide range of devices to a network -- from PDAs to household appliances.

"As bait to lure people to the platform, Sun released Jini under an arrangement that shares some elements with open source, but lets developers keep more of the innovations they make."

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