TITLE

Open-source Java

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Stan
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
eWeek;11/13/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents opinion of the author on release of all versions of Java by Sun Microsystems Inc. under GNU GPL Version 2.0. The move has raised open-source software to a new level of significance for large enterprises. The move of Sun Microsystems will increase the ubiquity of Java. It is expected that success of open source Java will be followed closely by the software industry.
ACCESSION #
23222191

 

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