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OpenEnterpriseTrends.com: Sun's McNealy Questions Open Source's Value to Java Industry

Aug 05, 2002, 13:00 (50 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert McMillan)

[ Thanks to Ganesh Prasad for this link. ]

"A revealing Q&A with Sun CEO Scott McNealy appears in the August issue of Linux Magazine. By special arrangement with the publication, Open Enterprise Trends is the first online venue to bring readers portions of McNealy's conversation, where he comments on his view of two key Open Source technologies -- JBoss and Linux

"In one potentially controversial segment, McNealy told the magazine he thinks some Open Source providers in Java may be 'screwing up' the profit-making potential of the industry. McNealy's remarks follow only by a few weeks news that Sun reached agreement with the Apache Software Foundation to open up the Java Community Process to the Apache community and change software licensing on a number of its Apache-related JSRs..."

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