CXOtoday: Sun Pushes Open Source Wagon At NASSCOM 2004
Feb 05, 2004, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"At the NASSCOM 2004 technology forum held in Mumbai today, Sun
dispelled many misconceptions on Open Source, besides eagerly
pushing its Java desktop system.
"Speaking on the occasion, Matt Thompson, director, technology
outreach & Open Source programs office, Sun Microsystems, said,
'Sun is investing at a loss to support the cost of development, and
costs associated with extending infrastructure to the Open Source
community. We have the distinction of holding the maximum number of
copyrights that any single company has ever achieved, as far as
Open Source is concerned...'"