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From "theUser BL" <theuse...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Gosling on Harmony
Date Wed, 18 May 2005 12:02:02 GMT
At first I want to cite myself:

>Sun have given with OpenOffice.org the OpenSource-community a lot.
>But with Java, it looks a little bit diffrent.
>And the reason is, that Java _is_ already popular. So they see no need to 
>make it more popular.
>[...]
>The idea behind it is clear: Letting a platform closed source or commercial 
>(Java by Sun, Windows/.net by Microsoft) and give products which run on 
>this platform away for free or OpenSource, to make the platform more 
>public.

For this here is a new article:
http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=05/05/16/1358227&from=rss

It seems, that now Sun want to bring more and more parts of OOo2 to the 
Java-platform.

Greatings
theuserbl



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