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Iced Tea [Interview]

Nov 29, 2007, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"Now that Sun has begun freeing the Java language, how much work was there involved for you to get a complete and free Java implementation into Fedora?

"Quite a bit. The initial OpenJDK release was missing code in some key areas: the font rasterizer, the graphics rasterizer, colour management, crypto providers, the plugin, Web Start and sound. What's more, OpenJDK could only be built using proprietary software..."

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