eWeek: Sun Weighs Open-Source Options
Apr 05, 2004, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Sun Microsystems Inc. is pondering the possibility of
open-sourcing more of its software--this time with its
next-generation 3-D windowing system, called Project Looking Glass,
which is under development.
"When completed, Looking Glass will allow a new user experience
through three-dimensional windowing capabilities on the desktop,
making communications and collaboration easier. The software will
work with Linux, Solaris and Java applications, running in the X
Window System, said Hideya Kawahara, Sun senior staff engineer, at
the company's executive briefing center here this week..."