Sun opens Java

Sun Microsystems Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., has released the source code to its widely used Java programming language.The company will post the source code to various pieces of Java over the nextfew months, according to Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, who announced the releasetoday. Available immediately, on the site, is the code for the JavaPlatform Standard Edition-which has over 6 million lines of code-and the JavaPlatform Micro Edition for embedded systems.
Today this project contains two significant components of the JDK:

The remainder of the open-source JDK will be available in the first halfof 2007. At that time this project will host the source code for thecomplete JDK except for a few components that Sun does not have the right topublish in source form under the GPL; pre-built binaries will be provided forthose components.



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