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eWeek: Sun Weighs Open-Source Options

Apr 05, 2004, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Sun Microsystems Inc. is pondering the possibility of open-sourcing more of its software--this time with its next-generation 3-D windowing system, called Project Looking Glass, which is under development.

"When completed, Looking Glass will allow a new user experience through three-dimensional windowing capabilities on the desktop, making communications and collaboration easier. The software will work with Linux, Solaris and Java applications, running in the X Window System, said Hideya Kawahara, Sun senior staff engineer, at the company's executive briefing center here this week..."

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