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Dev community ready for "community source"?

by Kieron Murphy

Sun's new participation and licensing model for Java has drawn strong reactions from leaders in the software community worldwide. Find out what they had to say in this exclusive report.

Sun Microsystems recently shifted its software licensing process from a collaborative but controlled one to what it calls a community source model. Neither an "open source" process nor a proprietary




A real work in progress?

Seybold's Thomas sees promise in the model's potential for bringing new blood into the decision-making family.

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This article was originally published on Thursday Jan 21st 1999
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