Stories by Michael Lattig and Ted Smalley Bowen

Sun Makes Moves to Quell Unrest Over Java

AMID RUMORS of insurgency, Sun Microsystems Inc. last week invited many key customers and licensees -- including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, BEA, Oracle, Novell, and Apple -- to its headquarters for a frank discussion on the state of Java and how the Java Community Process (JCP) and Java licensing agreements should evolve.