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LinuxWorld: Why It Makes Sense for Sun to Open-Source Java Libraries & Solaris Kernel

Jun 07, 2004, 23:30 (14 Talkback[s])
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"It makes a lot of sense for Sun to open source the Java Libraries and Solaris Kernel.

"It's sound business for Sun to (a) Open source license the Java J2SE,J2EE and J2ME framework libraries; and (b) Release a fork of the Solaris Kernel under the GPL license.

"It would benefit the entire Java based industry--including the free software, open source, and proprietary based vendors--to open license the core J2ME, J2SE, J2EE libraries and Java to bytecode compilers..."

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