ZFS License and Future

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Sun Nov 7 05:36:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 05:00:53PM -0700, perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> App Deb <appdebgr at gmail.com!appdebgr at agora.rdrop.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 6:44 AM, Steven Susbauer <steven at too1337.com> wrote:
> > > Sun was able to successfully sue Microsoft for similar reasons
> > > in 1997 (incomplete implementation of the Java standard).
> > If I remember correctly, the Microsoft Java VM was abandoned
> > because of this and everyone had to switch to the Sun one.
> My understanding was that M$ did not abandon their engine, but they
> had to quit calling it Java(TM).  Didn't they just rename it to .Net?

Some of the technology may have made it into the .NET framework, and C#
may in some respects be quite similar to Java, but .NET is most certainly
not Java.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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