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...?'"