"IBM's proposal to have the Java programming language offered
under an open source format is puzzling a Sun official, who
stressed Tuesday that the current licensing program ensures
compatibility for the language.
"While IBM has maintained that Sun has too much control of Java
under the Java Community Process, Java creator Sun remains
steadfast in believing Sun is on the right track. Sun's Jonathan
Schwartz, executive vice president for software, questioned IBM's
efforts during a Sun 'Chalk Talk' session with the media in San
Francisco, during which he also outlined Sun's plans to boost its
installed base of software worldwide..."