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JavaWorld.com: The Open Road Ahead: Is Java Open Enough for the Rest of the Open Source World?

Apr 16, 2002, 16:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"At this year's JavaOne, Sun Microsystems announced an agreement with the Apache Software Foundation. After months of negotiation (and a threat to withdraw from the Java Community Process (JCP)), Apache will now become a more active participant in the Java standardization process. But does this make Java open enough for the rest of the open source world?

"What exactly has changed in the JCP, and what kind of impact will these changes have on the broader Java community? Also, check out what developers of popular open source projects think about this issue in the sidebar, 'Do the JCP Changes Affect Your Open Source Project?,' at the end of this article..."

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