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by this , how we can say Java is open source ?
Joined: Jan 05, 2007
Sep 30, 2007 15:55:00
while JVM is closed source and every
app need JVM
how we can say Java is open source ?
hope my question is clear
Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Sep 30, 2007 15:59:00
Well, if JVM is closed-source and Java == JVM is true, then Java must be closed-source too.
But Java == JVM is false. Therefore the fact that JVM is closed-source says nothing about Java at all.
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Oct 01, 2007 00:02:00
Sun is in the process of open-sourcing the JDK, which includes the JVM, the class libraries, and various tools. I don't think anyone claims that Java
open source while that process isn't finished.
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