[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
“Oracle and IBM announced on October 11th that the
companies will collaborate on the OpenJDK reference implementation.
OpenJDK is an open-source, most of it under the GPLv2,
implementation of the Java Standard Edition (SE) 6.
“In a press conference, IBM and Oracle officials said, The
collaboration will center on the OpenJDK project and its related
Java Development Kit (JDK) and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
At the same time though, The Java Community Process (JCP) will
continue to be the primary standards body for Java specification
work and both companies will work to continue to enhance the