Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jun 2007 10:29 UTC, submitted by binarycrusader
Oracle and SUN Simon Phipps of Sun has responded to the recent criticism of Sun's openness, pointing out that even releasing information that they may already have costs a lot of money. "Jonathan asked me to look into this, to ensure we're pursuing an open path across all of Sun, not simply the software group. We take all input seriously, and we can't solve all problems for all parties, but we're committed to doing our best to faithfully engage with all the communities we serve, in the same spirit as the existing Open Source Ombudsman Scheme. With the support of my team and others in the community I'll try to build a new scheme that is fair and transparent."
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evangs
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2005-07-07

I think one of Theo's main points is that his correspondence with Sun (and other hardware vendors) often results in a lot of hand-waiving and promises that never amount to anything.


Except that it's not mere ``handwaving'' this time on Sun's part. There are real issues at stake but Theo just doesn't seem to have a problem with making baseless accusations against Sun.

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