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    Sun to Open Source Java?
    Submitted by pth on Wednesday, October 25, 2000 – 19:06
    Rumours are growing today concerning Sun releasing Java under a Open source License
    in the near future. Check this link out -try /. as well.
    If Sun does this and its DFSG compliant……….. yippee!
    Here’s the link for the article

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    Subject: Chilling effect on gcj, kaffe, japhar, classpath and others?
    Author: GreatJehovah
    Date: Friday, 2000/10/27 – 17:26

    This could be a strategy on Sun’s part, an attempt to take steam out of the the development energy of open source jvm’s and libraries. After all, who wants to expend all their effort building a big battering ram today when Sun says they might open the door to the castle tomorrow?

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    Subject: Re: Sun to Open Source Java?
    Author: dale
    Date: Thursday, 2000/10/26 – 00:19
    Releasing Java open source (esp GPL or mixed
    licence) would have a big effect for the Java
    system. It would accelerate the acceptance as
    java as a standard, and this in turn would
    help kill off the C# and Dot-Net plans from
    Micro$oft. In turn Sun could get more buisness.
    Sun could still have control over the future
    directions of the lanugage in a simular way that
    Linus controls the direction of the Linux kernel.
    There are many other advantages such as rpm and
    deb package availbility, and for more architectures and platforms too.
    I could go on and on about this…
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    Subject: Re: Sun to Open Source Java?
    Author: cob
    Date: Saturday, 2000/10/28 – 00:45
    Please do,

    How likely IS java to go OpenSource ? I’m learning
    various languages, I know many people that use linux
    don’t like java because its a slow environment (even
    if getting better), and because it doesn’t belong to GNU
    yet (or is it because GNU doesn’t belong to Sun yet ?),
    but I would be glad to follow the dream. Java is very
    nice, and Microsoft must die!

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    Subject: Re: Sun to Open Source Java?
    Author: ressu
    Date: Wednesday, 2000/10/25 – 20:02
    yippee!!

    this would mean that java would someday be a .deb.

    (if this pulls through that is..)

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    Subject: Re: Sun to Open Source Java?
    Author: dale
    Date: Thursday, 2000/10/26 – 00:04
    Already is!

    Try

    # apt-get install jdk1.1 jdk1.1-dev

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    Subject: Re: Sun to Open Source Java?
    Author: ressu
    Date: Thursday, 2000/10/26 – 08:04
    i ment the 1.2 and over releases…

    grrr… =)

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