"Now that Sun has begun freeing the Java language, how
much work was there involved for you to get a complete and free
Java implementation into Fedora?
"Quite a bit. The initial OpenJDK release was missing code in
some key areas: the font rasterizer, the graphics rasterizer,
colour management, crypto providers, the plugin, Web Start and
sound. What's more, OpenJDK could only be built using proprietary
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