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Java Programming [Archive] - what is IBM's motivation for Eclipse?
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what is IBM's motivation for Eclipse?  
Jul 1, 2004 2:14 AM



 
hi,

what does IBM get from developing Eclipse?

thanks,
asjf
 

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Re: what is IBM's motivation for Eclipse?  
Jul 1, 2004 2:38 AM (reply 1 of 2)



 
From establishing the Eclipse foundation, they get to save the cost of developing Eclipse. That would be my guess.

I expect they'll invest the time and money on developing proprietary plugin tools which in turn will help them sell their WebSphere suite and IBM consultancy.

D.
 

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Re: what is IBM's motivation for Eclipse?  
Jul 1, 2004 2:39 AM (reply 2 of 2)



 
At least my eternal gratitude!
 
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