San Francisco (InfoWorld) - SAN FRANCISCO -- Demonstrating a perhaps more aggressive path than anticipated, Sun Microsystems is set to announce the open-sourcing of the core Java platform within 30 to 60 days, Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz said at the Oracle OpenWorld conference on Wednesday morning.

Woohoo! I have been waiting for the open-sourcing of the Java platform for some time -- as a developer myself.