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IT Management Linux News for Jan 25, 2001

  • Reuters: Microsoft, in Swipe at Sun, to Help Convert Java (2001-01-25 19:56:53)
    "The move will enable developers to convert programs written in Java into a form that can work with Microsoft's new .NET strategy, which plans to use its Windows operating system as a foundation to tie devices and services together."

  • CNET News.com/Gartner: Java, .Net rivalry still on (2001-01-25 16:33:45)
    "The settlement paves the way--legally--for Microsoft to enhance its Java strategy by adding support for the language to its .Net framework... The C# language... will likely suffer as a result... Microsoft will use non-Sun (but Java-like) technology to provide a Java-like language for .Net."