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InfoWorld: JBoss�s Fleury: The 'Benevolent Dictator' is Good for Java

May 03, 2004, 17:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"InfoWorld: JBoss was considered somewhat of a renegade in the Java world until recently. How did the reconciliation with Sun come about?

"Fleury: We finally reached an agreement on the specification licensing of J2EE 1.4. The big innovation there was that for the first time an open source implementer could license it, so we have. Right now, we're writing the EJB (Enterprise JavaBeans) 3.0 spec with Sun and bringing back a lot of the innovation that we've been pioneering in the open source community and the Java community. We're bringing that back into the standards..."

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