By Meredith Farkas | January 27, 2005
In light of IBM’s offer to allow use of 500 of their software patents for open source applications, Sun is now freely offering 1600 of its own patents for open source development. This comes on the heels of their announcement that they are open sourcing Solaris’ source code through the CDDL (Common Development and Distribution License). Let’s hope IBM and Solaris shame more companies into doing the same.
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