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CNET News.com: HP steams ahead on Java

“Hewlett-Packard has contributed its own technology to an effort
called “Mauve” to develop a clone of Sun’s Java Compatibility Kit
tests otherwise available only from Sun for a fee. The new move is
scheduled to be announced Monday.”

“The cloned compatibility software outflanks Sun’s latest effort
to widen the support for Java, in which the company delayed
licensing fees to a later stage in the Java development
process.”

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