"Sun Microsystems, aiming to demonstrate that its open-source
peer-to-peer software is gaining ground, on Tuesday announced a new
version and highlighted how customers are using it.
"Sun's Jxta software, introduced with great fanfare nearly two
years ago, has been downloaded by more than 1 million users, the
company said. Sun also noted that there are 12,700 members of
Project Jxta, an open-source development organization led by
"Originally introduced by Sun chief scientist Bill Joy, Jxta is
the communications software that underlies a peer-to-peer network,
in which devices communicate directly without the use of a central
server to disseminate data..."
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