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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] sun ceo annouced open source java time frame at Oracle OpenWorld conference
Date Sat, 28 Oct 2006 21:40:01 GMT
LOL

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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