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Linux-Watch: Is Java's Move to GPL Too Late?

Nov 15, 2006, 00:15 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"Well, at long, long--repeat after me--long last, Sun has open-sourced Java. At first, Sun rejected the idea, but the company finally has come around to it. And, not only that, Sun's doing under the GPL.

"Frankly, I think Sun finally did this because it had no choice in the matter. My only question, as someone who's followed Java closely at times, isn't 'What took them so long?' It's: 'Did Sun do it in time...?'"

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