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Re: Has Sun Heated Up Competition With Microsoft?
Posted by: Chet Dembeck 2001-09-19 14:44:11
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Reactions to Sun Microsystems, Inc.'s purchase of office productivity software maker Star Division Corp. have been decidedly mixed. While some industry observers see the move simply as an attempt to gain a toehold in the desktop office productivity market, others see it as a direct challenge to the Microsoft juggernaut.


Re: Has Sun Heated Up Competition With Microsoft?
Posted by: Alfonso 2001-09-19 14:47:08 In reply to: Chet Dembeck
Microsoft would modify Java Virtual Machine in order to fragment the Java market and to tarnish the reputation of the language known for its compatibility and portability.
I am glad that Sun is becoming more successful. It shows that there are people who think outside the box. We are about to see how things will change in this industry
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