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internetnews.com: Open Source Still Bedevils Sun Execs

May 17, 2006, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

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"Think open source is a sore spot for Sun executives?

"In the opening keynote here at the JavaOne conference, Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz invited Rich Green, whom he'd just hired back to Sun as executive vice president for software, onstage.

"After teasing Green about his casual dress, the pony-tailed boss asked him 'So, are you gonna open source Java?' The audience laughed.

"Green paused and replied 'When Scott [McNealy, former Sun CEO] did this to you, did you enjoy it...?'"

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