TITLE

Sun's Java standards ship hits rough waters

AUTHOR(S)
Nerney, Chris
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Network World;11/03/97, Vol. 14 Issue 44, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the United States Technical Advisory Group to the International Standards Organization's (ISO) rejection of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s proposal to become a publicly available specification (PAS) submitter to the Java standards process. Deadline for all ISO members to vote on the proposal; Implications of an approval as PAS for Sun; Arguments raised against the Sun's proposal.
ACCESSION #
9711056153

 

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