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CRN: Sun Set To Move On GPL License For Open-Source Java

Nov 08, 2006, 14:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"The company is very close to announcing that it will put the mobile (ME) and standard (SE) editions of the Java platform into the GNU General Public License (GPL), with the Java Enterprise Edition and GlassFish reference implementation (currently open-sourced under Sun's Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL) to follow, several industry sources said.

"The OpenSolaris operating system will continue to be offered under the CDDL, according to several sources. The news could come as early as next week, they said..."

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