"When it comes to open-sourcing Solaris and Java, patents and
politics are leading Sun Microsystems toward a change of heart.
"The question is which open-source license should govern the
building of projects out of the company's technology crown jewels.
The open-source Solaris project began with a Community Development
and Distribution License (CDDL), and open-source Java employs
version 2 of the General Public License (GPL)..."