Computer Business Review: The Implications of Sun Open Sourcing Java

“The long-awaited open sourcing of Java is finally upon us, with
Sun announcing the first of a set of releases planned through into
2007. The question of which license Sun would adopt is now settled:
it’s the GNU General Public License version two. However, key
questions are yet to be answered–namely whether the move will help
Sun’s revenue, and whether open sourcing Java may be a step too

“Content Java was adopted by the IT industry as the preferred
computer language for the age of the internet, inheriting many
ideas from the then dominant language C++…”

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