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Red Hat Joins Sun's Open Source Java Party

Nov 06, 2007, 13:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Sun's open source Java effort has won a new convert today; Red Hat has announced that it will join the Sun-led OpenJDK effort and will now be an active participant in the process.

"With Sun open sourcing Java, it took the first step on a longer road toward further opening it up to development. Despite those efforts, there remains much still to be done--which is why Sun will need the help of Red Hat and others to make open source Java a success.

"'There is more to open source than licensing,' Simon Phipps, Sun's chief open source officer, told InternetNews.com. 'Open source communities have to have rules about how they govern themselves...'"

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