Linux with an Attitude; Sun’s UK exec on Project Looking Glass & JDS

In a recent weblog I highlighted Sun’s odd status in the industry’s evolution to free software. I pointed out there that Sun has a verbally ambivalent and even fearful attitude toward free software, and that they still take strong actions in support of it, including their heavy investment in GNOME and their choice to release the overwhelming bulk of StarOffice as the open source” Read the editorial by Andy Oram here.Sun’s UK software marketing chief speaks to LugRadio about their new 3D desktop, Project Looking Glass. He’s quite open that they have no idea why people would use it but promotes it as an evolution in the desktop. He is grilled on why people should used the JDS, over other Linux distros, and talks about Sun’s relationship with the open source world.