Stories by Dana Gardner and Carol Sliwa

  • Sun bolsters process for Java standards

    Sun Microsystems has taken steps to straighten out what has often been a murky and confusing path to Java standardisation by outlining plans to give its licensees a greater voice in the process. Those licensees, which include Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and IBM, will be able to join working groups that define and maintain various non-core Java specifications. They will pay a nominal fee to participate.