Sun Microsystems, Inc. has announced it
will release the source code for the internationalization technologies for
the Solaris Operating Environment to X.org, a non-profit, international
consortium responsible for standards requirements in the X Window System.
This code, made available under the X license, will provide open source
software developers with an easy way to design applications which operate
in virtually all national language environments and among the operating
systems that utilize X-windowing technologies, such as Linux and Unix
variants. The press release is at LWN.net.
August 29, 2000