Re: Where we stand in regard to the future platform / desktop
- From: "Larry W. Virden" <lvirden cas org>
- To: GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Where we stand in regard to the future platform / desktop
- Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 10:39:29 -0500 (EST)
From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel ximian com>
> there is also no guarantee from Sun that they
> wont sue an open source java or open source projects for the use of
> their APIs.
> As things stand right now, if we get a public letter from Microsoft on
> the ECMA core, it is a much better position to be in, than on the Java
> case, where we do not even have guarantees over things as basic as
Any reason that Java proponents could not strive to get a similar letter
from Sun regarding their APIs?
I suspect that such a 'public letter' from either corporation would be
worth about the cost of the paper used to print it...
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