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Wired: Sun U-Turns on Open Java Plan

Apr 30, 1999, 10:58 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"Sun Microsystems has decided against opening its Java programming language as an international standard and is starting to look for other options.

"The company has been planning since November 1996 to submit Java as an open standard to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), but on Thursday the company confirmed that it will not follow through with an actual submission..."

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