Open Source Java License Sure to Disappoint
Sun has not yet disclosed under which license it will release the Java code. The company said at the LinuxWorld conference last month that it will release Java under one of the 58 licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative and that the first code will arrive by October.
The license under which Sun Microsystems chooses to publish the open source Latest News about open source Java Latest News about Java code will cater to enterprises or the open source community, but will be unable to please both groups.
"The biggest challenge is finding something that is going to balance commercial interests with the desires of the open source community," said Stephen O'Grady, an analyst with RedMonk.