August 11, 2001

Sun takes Java fight to the public

Author: JT Smith

Here's more on that Sun letter, in a report posted at News.com: "Sun Microsystems has turned up the volume in its long-running battle with Microsoft over
Java.

In full-page ads in The New York Times, San Jose Mercury News and The Wall Street Journal on
Thursday, Sun called on consumers "to demand that Microsoft include the Java platform in their
XP operating system." Sun also said consumers should demand "PC vendors like Dell, Compaq,
Gateway, IBM and HP (Hewlett-Packard) include the Java platform in their applications.""

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