Download the Java 2 source code

Thanks to Zach Beane for this

“Sun is making the Java 2 SDK source code available to the
developer community as part of Sun’s Community Source Licensing
Program. This release is intended to further propel innovation of
the Java platform and provide developers with easier access to the
Java platform sources while still maintaining compatibility.”

“With the source code, software developers are able to:

  • fix platform bugs or performance bottlenecks that are impeding
  • development or deployment of an application
  • implement new APIs which need access to platform internals