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CNET News.com: Sun renews Java standards effort

May 06, 1999, 12:36 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Sun Microsystems is making good on its pledge to seek recognition for Java as international standard..."

"Sun has submitted a proposal to the European Computer Manufacturers Association to bring a Sun-controlled Java standard to the International Standards Organization..."

"Sun had been working with an ISO committee called JTC1 to win recognition as a standard, but Sun was displeased with the degree of control it would have had to cede. The entire effort illustrates Sun's ongoing struggle to balance Java's promotion with the ability to maintain control over the technology..."

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