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Java Fully Open-Sourced 'By End of Year'

Apr 28, 2008, 13:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Meyer)

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"Sun is to open-source the last closed-source parts of Java, a move that should make it possible to fully integrate the software into Linux distributions.

"Rich Sands, Sun's group manager for developer marketing, confirmed on Friday that Sun expects the work to be completed by the end of this year.

"Most of Java has already been opened up, barring a few elements that had been held back because Sun did not own the rights to them..."

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