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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RE: Java ready for OSS?
by marcusgreen on Wed 15th Nov 2006 12:06 UTC in reply to "Java ready for OSS?"
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"Most Desktop Linux users only experience Java in the form of OpenOffice (90% of which is written by Sun developers), which is a less-than-impressive application by most accounts."

I am sitting here running OpenOffice on a machine that has no trace of Java installed on it whatsoever. Are you familiar with the subject you are commenting on?

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