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32BitsOnline: Java now for Linux

Dec 08, 1999, 07:17 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ronny Ko)

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"By developing a Linux native version of Java, Linux will be able to benefit from applications which have already been written using the language. "Linux developers have a reason to smile today, as we've executed on their requests to marry the Linux open source operating system with a world-class development environment -- the Java 2 platform," said George Paolini, vice president, Java Community Development, Sun Microsystems in a statement released today...."

"Sun Microsystems continues to see the future of Java in the appliance market. In a similar fashion, Caldera System has focused its energies away from the enterprise and consumer market to aggressively work with Sun to release appliances running Caldera OpenLinux and Java. "We strongly support and cheer Sun's Linux Port for the Java(TM) 2 Platform," said Ransom Love, president and CEO of Caldera Systems."

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