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java.sun.com: Sun unveils new licensing model for the Java 2 platform

Official press release. More Flexible Terms, New Program for
Industry Participation in Platform Evolution.

The new licensing model is based on a set of principles outlined
by Sun in its newly released Community Source License document,
intended to provide for easier access to source code, increased and
more rapid innovation, and faster commercialization of products
based on the source technology.

Complete press
release
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