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Blog Archive for eitan during October 2004

In the weeks after Eric Raymond's famous open letter to Sun MicroSystems on the topic of open sourcing Java, I took the position of being a strong advocate of this request. Several months have now passed and I've had a change of heart. As much as one would like to see a piece of software open sourced, we must not forget that Java does not belong to us. Specifically, it belongs to its owner,...