February 16, 2001

Sun developing software platform for p-to-p

Author: JT Smith

Infoworld.com: "Looking to build on its success with Java, Sun Microsystems
said it is developing a software platform for peer-to-peer computing that it hopes
will provide a common base for writing distributed applications.

Speaking at the O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference here, Bill Joy, chief scientist at
Sun, said the platform, called Juxtapose, will be an addition to Sun's growing family
of Web-based programming languages, which includes Java and Jini."

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