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Sun and IBM mend Java fences

Sun Microsystems and IBM last week called a truce to their high-profile licensing dispute over the latest enterprise Java specification, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), but continuing calls for standardisation and open-source Java initiatives are increasing the pressure on Sun to loosen its grip on the popular development language and platform.

Java Policies Scald Sun

Sun Microsystems Inc. and IBM Corp. has called a truce to their high-profile licensing dispute over the latest enterprise Java specification, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), but continuing calls for standardization and open-source Java initiatives are increasing the pressure on Sun to loosen its grip on the popular development language and platform.

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