Java becomes Open Source

On Nov 13 something interesting happened. Sun Microsystems released its hugely popular Java platform to Open Source under the GPL 2 Licence. It means that the source code is available for anyone who wants to see and modify it. The modified code would be in the public domain.

Here are a few articles relating to the development

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35691

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061113-8205.html

http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/index.php?p=101 

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