December 19, 2003

How to Misunderstand Sun's Linux Desktop Strategy

Sam Hiser writes "Sun's Java Desktop System ("JDS") takes its name not so much because it has Java IN it (which indeed it does), but rather because it's the only effort from a major computer vendor other than Apple or soon Novell which gives extended life to the valuable work of 6 million Java programmers being dead-ended by "dot-Net."

The author of this article, Tom Adelstein, articulates in unique detail the importance of Sun's JDS more effectively than Sun itself has done. And he explains within the context of dot-Net and its limitations how the scope of JDS extends beyond the GNU/Linux community's parochial horizons.

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