with Sun's Rich Sands. Sands gives a history of events
since the initial open-source release of Java.
"It has been quite an exciting year and some of the key milestones from this past year include Nov. 13, 2006: We open-sourced several components of Java SE [javac, HotSpot], and the entire Java ME code base, both CLDC [Connected Limited Device Configuration] and CDC [Connected Device Configuration], under the surprising and courageous choice of GPLv2. Richard Stallman said: "It shows leadership. It's an example I hope others will follow." The "Java Trap" finished.
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