July 19, 2001

Open letter to PC manufacturers

Author: JT Smith

In response the news from Microsoft yesterday that they will not
include Java Virtual Machine (JVM) with Windows XP, Clay Shirky has
written in an open letter to Dell, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, Gateway,
IBM, Toshiba, SONY, and all original equipment manufacturers of the
Intel-compatible personal computing world: a plea to preserve diversity
in the computing ecosystem by including JVM on every personal computer
manufactured. To see this open letter, and to add your voice to it, go to:


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