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When will Sun start Open Sourcing Java?...

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Let's Get Going Duke

The internet is abuzz with speculation on when Sun will start Open Sourcing Java.
Jonathan has indicated that it will be
Very Soon,
but, exactly when?
You should know the answer... a year ago, at JavaOne '05!

16 months ago we announced the
plan to
Open Source the Java EE RI
in the GlassFish Community,
under an
OSI-approved license,
the MPL-based
CDDL license.
Then, this May, we
Released Java EE 5
with ever increasing

Contributions from the Community
.

But what people want to know is when Sun will open source Java SE and Java ME.
There, I can't help you; you will have to stay tuned.
I'm sure you won't be able to miss the event :-)
TheAquarium
will certainly report it and we will provide context
for our audience.


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Comments ( 1 )
  • bjb Tuesday, October 31, 2006
    Hi Eduardo,
    Let's hope that in the meanwhile SE RI team will be able to steup an issue tracker and contribution validation processes.
    Hope they will "borrow" the Glassfish way of doing !
    Rgs,
    JB
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