Information Week: Sun: Let Chips Fall Where They May

“Could all the “open source” talk about Linux be spilling over
into other aspects of IT? Now Sun Microsystems says it plans to
open its PicoJava and Sparc microprocessor source files.”

“Software vendors, chip developers, original equipment
manufacturers, universities, and research labs will have free
access to the microprocessor files during initial evaluation and
development phases.”