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Java finally free and open software

June 23rd, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: , ,

It’s been more than two years since Sun Microsystems announced plans to release Java as free software under the General Public Licence. But, finally, an open sourced Java looks to be a reality, thanks, in part, to Red Hat.

Sun wants to fully open source Java

April 24th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Sun Microsystems is stepping up efforts to boost Java usage in Linux shops by working to remove some final encumbrances in the open source Java platform, Infoworld reports. Sun is hoping that by removing barriers, including some encryption libraries, graphics libraries, the sound engine, and some SNMP management code, Java will be able to be […]