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internetnews.com: Open Source Release For Sun's App Server

Jun 27, 2005, 13:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems is quietly releasing the source code to the upcoming Java System Application Server, Platform Edition 9, under the GlassFish project, named after a semi-transparent aquarium fish.

"The company is expected to release the source code for its Java-based application server under a new open source license as it kicks off its JavaOne conference in San Francisco today...

"However, in order to view the source and related content, individuals had to sign an agreement under Sun's Java Research License (JRL), which restricts its use beyond research and development efforts and prohibits any internal implementations..."

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