JavaWorld: BEA to Enter Fray Over Open Source Java
Jun 29, 2004, 13:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"BEA Systems will jump into the debate over whether Java should
be made open source on Wednesday, and comments from one of its
senior executives suggest the application server vendor is leaning
in favor of the move.
"IBM put the issue on the front burner in February when it sent
a public letter to Sun encouraging it to make Java open source. It
argued that the move would expand the technology's reach and lead
to more innovation. Sun has been cautiously open to the idea but
has said lots of issues need to be ironed out first..."