Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th May 2007 10:08 UTC, submitted by Ford Prefect
Java Sun Microsystems has announced the release of an open-source version of its Java Development Kit for Java Platform Standard Edition. Sun has contributed the software to the OpenJDK Community as free software under the GNU GPLv2. Sun also announced that OpenJDK-based implementations can use the JCK (Java SE 6 Technical Compatibility Kit) to establish compatibility with the Java SE 6 specification. OpenBSD has already started importing the release.
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Best way vs .net
by Adurbe on Wed 9th May 2007 10:51 UTC
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Now with .net updgraded along with vista this is the ideal way to compete. As its GPLv2 it means every 'everything must be free free' distro can also include it!

my only hope is the gplv2 doesnt inspire a million forks

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