Tuesday, November 14, 2006 [Tweets] [Favorites]

Java Now Open Source

Bill Bumgarner:

So, by going GPL, Sun has vastly reduced their licensing administrative costs, effectively hired an effective license enforcement army, and ensured that if anyone actually does something interesting with the technology it’ll either be given away for free or Sun will be paid to keep quiet about it.

He’s also written a follow-up post.

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