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CRN: Sun Is Mum On IBM Pitch For Open-Source Java

Feb 27, 2004, 18:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems on Thursday said it had nothing to say for now on IBM's call for discussions on making Java technology open source.

"In a letter sent earlier this month, Rod Smith, vice president of emerging technology for IBM, said Big Blue was willing to work with Sun on an 'independent project to open-source Java.'

"'IBM is ready to provide technical resources and code for the open-source Java implementation while Sun provides the open-source community with Sun materials including Java specifications, tests and code,' Smith wrote..."

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