Harmony: a new apache project in incubator
The Apache software fundation has put a new project in it’s incubator line: Harmony
A free open source #Java virtual machine and classes librairies!!!
Right now it is only ” target=”_blank”>FAQ…an interesting discussion has start on Slashdot.org
Purpose of this project is to create and use an open source, compatible implementation of J2SE
5, the latest version of the #Java 2 Standard Edition specification.
"The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache community of open-source software projects. The Apache projects are characterized by a collaborative, consensus based development process, an open and pragmatic software license, and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field. We consider ourselves not simply a group of projects sharing a server, but rather a community of developers and users."
Update: Sun executives have endorsed the project, and the company might even participate. found at www.informationweek.com