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When will IBM buy Sun?
By David Berlind
April 8, 2002

When I interviewed IBM’s software chief Steve Mills in February, he said something that has stuck in my head, and I couldn’t figure out why. Now I understand: Mills was throwing down a gauntlet that could ultimately wrest control of Java from Sun.