Re: Java in OS?

Florian Weimer (
Thu, 2 May 1996 19:12:27 +0200

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Black <> writes:

Mike> Is there any possibility of Linux also doing this? It'd really
Mike> be neat if Linux could be first-on-the-market.

> CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 1996--JavaSoft, an
>operating company of Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) today
>announced a new licensing model for Java(TM), its core technology.
>The industry's leading companies will now embed Java directly into
>their operating systems.

I guess embedding Java into an OS means that such a system is shipped
with at least a Java interpreter. There is already an interpreter and
development system for Linux -- you only have to get a new, Java-aware
Linux distribution and you'll have Java embedded into Linux. ;-)