Re: Sun's Java 2 license

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 10:06:16 -0800

I don't think it had to do with individual developers,
the policy was a) targeted to corporate uses of Java,
and b) in response to the multiple JVMs and JDKs showing
up beyond their control. It was their two steps to maintaining
only a semblance of control without putting it completely
in the public domain.

> 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