Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Oct 2006 21:05 UTC, submitted by wuda
Java Demonstrating a perhaps more aggressive path than anticipated, Sun Microsystems is set to announce the open-sourcing of the core Java platform within 30 to 60 days, Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz said at the Oracle OpenWorld conference on Wednesday morning.
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Java's never gotten traction in the open source world. Definitely not anywhere on the desktop.

And it's pretty pitifully unstable under some circumstances on servers.

With some new exciting stuff coming out (like 'D') and the convenience of running true scriping languages I just don't see Java doing anything other than continue to lose interest...

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