initiatives. On Wednesday, Sun announced the availability of the new Java
Research License (for academics and researchers), a new general Java license, JIUL (Java Internal Use License), pronounced "Jewel." The company also announced a new release strategy for the latest iteration of its Java 2 Standard Edition, version 6.0, planned for shipment in 2006. Source: Conference call on March 16.
ITMJ: What is the general idea behind the new licenses -- and the strategy behind Sun releasing weekly builds for the Java 2 Standard
Edition 6.0 IDE?