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SRO: Java 2 for Linux Is Coming

Dec 08, 1999, 06:56 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Today, Scott McNealy, Sun's CEO, announced the early release of Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE). Sun hasn't done it on their own. Inprise Corp.--the company formerly known as Borland--did yeoman work on the Linux J2SE...."

"Inprise also will be making both J2SE and the Just-In-Time (JIT) part of their multiple OS rapid application development (RAD) package, Jbuilder, in the first quarter of next year. This version of JBuilder also will be one of the first important RAD, of any sort, for Linux."

"At that time, Sun also will be released the source code for J2SE under the Sun Community Source License (SCSL). Besides the J2SE code proper, McNealy also announced that the code for its JIT Java Compiler also will be released under the SCSL."

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