Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Nov 2006 19:02 UTC, submitted by Jane Walker
Java Monday, Sun did what many pundits, media personalities, developers and IT managers wanted done months ago - it opened up Java so that it could be freely distributed under the General Public License. In this interview with, Laurie Tolson, the vice president of Java developer products and programs, discussed this milestone for Java and what it meant for Sun, developers, IT managers.
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java development and runtime platforms
by project_2501 on Tue 14th Nov 2006 23:08 UTC
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a very major plus will be clean linux and other platforms which can ow distribute official Sun Java platforms for development or runtime.

it will blow away the mess that currently exists with multiple jdk's being installed (kaffe, gcj, ... )

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