CNET News: IBM Cool to Sun's Open-Source Java Plan
Nov 13, 2006, 20:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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"After years of internal debates and public calls from IBM to
make Java open source, you would think that IBM would be overjoyed
at the news.
"IBM on Monday issued a statement attributed to Rod Smith, vice
president of emerging Internet technologies in the IBM Software
Group, who penned the open letter in 2004 requesting Sun to make
Java open source..."