"Sun Microsystems has made an important Java compliance test
available to JBoss Group--the latest manoeuvre in an ongoing
scuffle between the industry giant and the upstart open-source
"Sun last week offered JBoss Group the opportunity to license a
set of testing tools to see if JBoss software adheres to the
Sun-sanctioned Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) specification, said
Simon Phipps, Sun's chief technology evangelist. If the JBoss
Group's Java server software passes the compliance test, it can be
certified of J2EE compliant.
"Marc Fleury, founder and president of JBoss Group, confirmed
Wednesday that his company and Sun are talking about licensing and
certification but said he commenting further would breach
confidentiality agreements between the companies. JBoss Group is a
commercial company that provides consulting services around JBoss
open-source Java software..."
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