Might IBM's Free JDK Really Be On Its Way Already This Week?
"The Worst-Kept Secret on the Internet"
By: Java News Desk
Jan. 23, 2005 12:00 AM
Now, 60 days on, traffic on the JPackage.org mailing list seems to unofficially
confirm that a free JDK really is coming.
When asked by Weiqi Gao whether the vendor behind such a move was IBM, Mailhot replied that "this is supposed to be secret stuff" but confirmed only that it's a commercial vendor with 3 letters in its name.
So a free j2sdk done by jpackage might be right around the corner.
As UK computer consultant Pete Chown quipped: "I guess it isn't secret any
more! Keeping something quiet on the Internet is always a hopeless task..."
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