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Internet Week: Hybrid Open Source Model Applies to Enterprise, Too

“Enterprise users downloading free Java source code will have to
pay royalties to Sun Microsystems when internal applications built
on that code are deployed”

“The biggest splash at this week’s Java Business Expo show…has
been the new more open Java licensing practices… But when that
code is shipped in a commercial product–either by a software
vendor externally or an enterprise user internally–royalties must
flow back to Sun”

Sun says, “To go any further would cause fragmentation and
undermine compatibility”

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