"With Jini, a Java agent is embedded within a device. When the
user plugs in the device, the agent downloads and executes a driver
from a networked server. Then, the user is presented with the
device's -- not the operating system's -- unique interface and can
control the device."
Sun touts Linux as a new platform for popularizing Java 2.
"'If you can out-engineer Sparc and Solaris, go for it,' he
said. 'Nobody's ever spent a dollar on Linux instead of our