CNET News: IBM Cool to Sun’s Open-Source Java Plan

“After years of internal debates and public calls from IBM to
make Java open source, you would think that IBM would be overjoyed
at the news.

“Not so.

“IBM on Monday issued a statement attributed to Rod Smith, vice
president of emerging Internet technologies in the IBM Software
Group, who penned the open letter in 2004 requesting Sun to make
Java open source…”


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