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siliconvalley.internet.com: Sun, JBoss Inch Towards 'SCSL' Settlement

Jul 30, 2003, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)


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A longstanding licensing debate between Sun Microsystems and open source firm JBoss Group is soon coming to an end, according to the man helping drive the negotiations.

"Bob Bickel, who was recently named as JBoss vice president of strategy and corporate development, tells internetnews.com the two sides have all but "closed the gaps."

"'The only thing hanging out now is in their standard SCSL [Sun Community Source Licensing] contract,' Bickel said. 'As soon as that happens, all of our releases going forward have to be certified...'"

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