Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st May 2006 17:56 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Java In his Weblog entry last week, Jonathan Schwartz wrote that "despite the cynics, using a GPL license is very much on the table" as a possible option for open source Java. Schwartz also reported that Sun is making serious progress on open sourcing Java. "We're now making serious progress on open sourcing Java (and despite the cynics, using a GPL license is very much on the table), while focusing the debate on what matters most: not access to lines of code (that's already widely available), but ensuring compatibility," said Schwartz.
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RE: GPL'ed JAVA = sticking it to IBM
by Angel on Wed 31st May 2006 22:23 UTC in reply to "GPL'ed JAVA = sticking it to IBM"
Angel
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2005-07-07

IBM has their own JVM and Libraries, the GPL doesn't apply to that.

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