"Sun's open source Java effort has won a new convert today; Red
Hat has announced that it will join the Sun-led OpenJDK effort and
will now be an active participant in the process.
"With Sun open sourcing Java, it took the first step on a longer
road toward further opening it up to development. Despite those
efforts, there remains much still to be done--which is why Sun will
need the help of Red Hat and others to make open source Java a
"'There is more to open source than licensing,' Simon Phipps,
Sun's chief open source officer, told InternetNews.com. 'Open
source communities have to have rules about how they govern
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