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BW: Sun's Community Source Licensing Silicon Ships

Apr 06, 1999, 16:44 (0 Talkback[s])


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"PicoJava Processor Core Now Available Via the Web" "Sun weighed the advantages and disadvantages of proprietary license models against open source license models and instituted the Sun Community Source Licensing model as a blend of the best of both."

"For years, systems designers have struggled with barriers that impair their access to IP. They want quick, unconditional access for evaluation and development purposes," said Bob Weiderhold, corporate vice president, design services, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. "The SCSL model can be appreciated by anyone who has gone through the process of licensing IP. Utilizing the Web as a dissemination vehicle makes Sun's new program all the more compelling."

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