Google open sources '$5m' in Java Eclipse tools

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 21, 2010 5:40 AM EDT
The Register; By Cade Metz
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Google will open source two of the Java Eclipse coding tools it acquired with its purchase of Java-obsessed outfit Instantiations. Less than five months after paying an undisclosed sum for Instantiations, Mountain View has announced that it will donate the source code and IP for Instantiations' WindowBuilder and CodePro Profiler tools to the open source community via the Eclipse Foundation. According to Google, the code and IP is worth more than $5m.

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