internetnews.com: Sun and IBM Come to Terms
Jun 28, 2005, 14:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Kuchinskas)
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"Sun Microsystems and IBM put aside their differences over open
source and extended their technology agreement for another 10
"The announcement was made here at JavaOne, Sun's developer
conference, and it accompanied announcements of the release of more
Sun code to open source.
"It's not a coincidence. Sun has been under increasing pressure
to open source Java, and Rod Smith, IBM vice president of emerging
technologies, fanned the fire with a March 2004 open letter to Sun
vice president Rob Gingell..."