Techweb: Sun’s Open Source Move Gets Mixed Reviews

“Sun Microsystems’ decision to release the Java source code has
gotten a mixed reception in the open source community, but several
influential open source backers quickly endorsed the move.”

“Users who turn open source Java into commercial products will
then have to pay a licensing fee to Sun.”

Tim O’Reilly was quoted saying, “it’s not open source as we know
it. It won’t endear Sun to the existing open source community.”