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From Simon Phipps <webm...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [general] sun ceo annouced open source java time frame at Oracle OpenWorld conference
Date Sun, 29 Oct 2006 22:18:36 GMT
You're correct. The "journalists" in question have no context, have  
done no research, and frankly have no clue.

S.

On Oct 28, 2006, at 22:36, Tim Ellison wrote:

> It's a hoot -- it now seems to have mutated into all of SE being
> available by Christmas :-)
>
> http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35363
> http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/10/26/2233256
>
> which I highly doubt, and I have never heard Sun say.
>
> My understanding is javac, hotspot, and ME class libraries by  
> end-2006,
> and SE class libraries (modulo some encumbered parts) in 2007.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Well, they announced the time frame last august, saying that  
>> they'd have
>>  javac and hotspot out by the end of 2006.
>>
>> Now, maybe Mr Krill doesn't have a calendar handy, but 30-60 days  
>> from
>> now is.... the end of 2006.
>>
>> :)
>>
>> Also, don't believe everything you read about JS's statement about  
>> the
>> license.  While I do think it would be a Good Thing
>> (http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/geir/archives/ 
>> 001418_open_source_java_iii_yes_cddl_would_be_fine.html),
>> I wouldn't bet on CDDL.  I'm hoping Sun proves me wrong, though.
>>
>> geir
>>
>>
>>
>> Andrew Zhang wrote:
>>> FYI:
>>>
>>> http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20061025/tc_infoworld/83138
>>>


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