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Oracle and IBM join together on OpenJDK

Oct 12, 2010, 13:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Oracle and IBM announced on October 11th that the companies will collaborate on the OpenJDK reference implementation. OpenJDK is an open-source, most of it under the GPLv2, implementation of the Java Standard Edition (SE) 6.

"In a press conference, IBM and Oracle officials said, The collaboration will center on the OpenJDK project and its related Java Development Kit (JDK) and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). At the same time though, The Java Community Process (JCP) will continue to be the primary standards body for Java specification work and both companies will work to continue to enhance the JCP."

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