Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Nov 2006 17:41 UTC, submitted by csousa
Java Sun has talked a lot about putting Java into an open-source license. Now it's ready to move. The company is very close to announcing that it will put the mobile and standard editions of the Java platform into the GNU General Public License, with the Java Enterprise Edition and GlassFish reference implementation (currently open-sourced under Sun's Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL) to follow, several industry sources said.
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Yep, one only has to look at the carnage GCC has left in its wake among commercial compilers.

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