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[2]: Too late!
by Angel on Wed 31st May 2006 22:37 UTC in reply to "RE: Too late!"
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I agree with an earlier poster, those other "alternatives" for java are sadly not a real alternative at all, I don't think anybody in their right mind would use it over the official implementation to do anything serious.

And I sure would like to know where you got that developers hate Java. I'm a developer and I very much like using it. Its not about people hating this or tolerating that ..its about writing good software and using the best tool for the job. If its good people will use it, it doesnt matter how or on what its written. In the end its all 1's and 0's.

Edited 2006-05-31 22:39

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