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November 24, 1997updated 03 Sep 2016 8:29pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Whether it makes the top ten is doubtful, but the legal battle between Microsoft Corp and Sun Microsystems Inc over Java has inspired a song. Bruce Kerr, a Sun attorney, sings parodies under the name Loose Bruce and his Java song describes the battle between Sun boss Scott McNealy and Microsoft’s Bill Gates. Part of it goes:

Microsoft released a browser, Java was there

The Sun it rose and lit up what was really a dare

The RMI, the JNI were missing and lost, Scott said, ‘Bill you broke your promise

Now pay the cost’

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