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Wired: MS Kaffe-Maker Swallows Java

Jun 16, 1999, 00:08 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"Microsoft is now indirectly supporting open-source software, and for a very interesting reason: Java."

"Redmond has taken the unusual step of funding an open-source software company that is writing Java code similar to that which landed the company in court with Sun."

"Microsoft recently published code on its Web site to let someone else build a better Java, and then gave Transvirtual some cash to help get the job done."

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