Re: [unrev-II] Sun Microsystems unveiled Peer-to-Peer open-source project: Jxta (pronounced "juxta")

From: Eric Armstrong (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 23:04:18 PST

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    "John J. Deneen" wrote:
    > "Sun Microsystems unveiled Thursday a project designed to undermine
    > Microsoft's power and make its own software the center of one of the
    > Net's most dynamic new movements.
    > "The software, called Jxta and pronounced "juxta," is Sun's
    > contribution
    > to the much-hyped "peer-to-peer" technology made famous by
    > file-swapping
    > programs such as Napster.
    Great find, John.

    Another interesting quote:
    "Sun's project may be the most ambitious effort yet to bring
     together a young peer-to-peer world that is quickly fragmenting
     into dozens of different networks."

    Sure hope it succeeds...
    (or that something does)

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