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BuilderAu.com: Java's Future Lies in FOSS

May 13, 2004, 03:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brandon Franklin)

"Recently, much of the buzz in the software development community has been about one question: Should Sun Microsystems release Java under a free software license like the GNU General Public License (GPL)?

"There are many valid reasons why Sun should. In fact, I predict that if Java is to survive in a world dominated by Microsoft for the long term, it must become Free Open Source Software (FOSS), where 'free' means freedom, not zero-cost..."

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