Vol 116 Issue 5 2007-10-29 Article 18863 from section "Free and Open Source Software"

James Gosling Shares His Views

For James Gosling, the important thing about open source is community
engagement. At least that's what he told Tim Scannell in an interview
for "A lot of our customers and the people we work
with are just really smart and really good people," he continued.
Gosling was careful to position Sun as a "supplier to other
technology companies," which puts the corporation squarely in the
business of supplying the infrastructure that underlies numerous
applications developed by others.

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