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Dustin Marx: IBM and Oracle Are Behind OpenJDK!

Dustin Marx reviews the history of Java in his post IBM and Oracle Are Behind OpenJDK!:

Years from now, when we all bore our grandchildren with stories of the history of the Java programming language, the date of 11 October 2010 may be considered a landmark date in Java's history. For on that date, the two biggest players in all of Javadom agreed to collaborate on OpenJDK. In this post, I briefly look at the long and winding road that got us here (see The Java History Timeline for additional details)...

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