RMS, previously, on Sun freeing java

Ciaran O'Riordan ciaran at fsfe.org
Wed Nov 15 20:59:04 UTC 2006

Stefano Maffulli <stef at zoomata.com> writes:
> Would it make sense /business wise/ not to release the rest of the code?


If they have a product with 10 parts, they might want to continue their
current business model with that product.  So they might free 9 parts and
keep one token part proprietary.

I don't know if this is the case - I don't know much about Sun's business
models, or about their Java products.  But it's possible.

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