Re: Sun's Java 2 license

Tom Whore (
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 09:52:53 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 26 Feb 1999, Robert Harley wrote:
> I'd like to say that Sun's license is irrelevant to the free-software
> / open-source / whatever-you-want-to-call-it community, but it's not.
> It's relevant because Sun is clearly aiming their pitch straight at us
> in an attempt to gain developer mind-share.
> So the question seems to come down to: is it a farce, an insult or a danger?

You would think McNealy would wait till MS was toatly in the publics shit
list before he openly took up Gate's helm.

Its gonna be fun to watch the blindered geeks twist thier minds around
being both OSS and putting up with things like this.

"anti trust the goverment" FecesErrectus