Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Joy jaws about java and jini

Bill Joy is 44. So far, he has been the primary force behind BSD Unix, co-founded Sun Microsystems, designed the Sparc microprocessor architecture, created Sun’s Network File System and driven the development of Java.

Now, Sun Microsystems’ chief scientist is working on Jini, a new architecture that promises to dynamically connect and configure devices across a network. Sun plans to Jini-enable a wide range of devices, but Joy points to cellular handsets as the biggest beneficiary of the Jini pay-out.

Network World Canada’s

Peter Wolchak spoke with Joy at the CIPS-sponsored Informatics 1999 conference in Edmonton.

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