Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd May 2008 20:44 UTC, submitted by Moochman
Oracle and SUN Engadget got the chance to sit down with Jonathan Schwartz, the pony-tailed CEO of Sun Microsystems. Being the gadget blog that they are, Engadget asked Schwartz about the long-missing JavaFX Mobile platform Sun has promised, Java on the iPhone, and competing with Microsoft as an open source vendor.
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RE[2]: Sun sucks
by slashdev on Sun 4th May 2008 03:37 UTC in reply to "RE: Sun sucks"
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I'd be inclined to agree. Sun has done alot for open source. OpenOffice, Netbeans, Java (yes, with a little proding.. lol), ZFS, Solaris, Dtrace, the list goes on, i cant imagine them removing an open product from the market.

I can, however, see them making closed source extensions, addons and such....like (the now defunct) Star Office, or (the now defunt) Forte/Sun One studio...and of course (the not so defunct) Solaris.

This is a GOOD thing, Sun can then license technology from commerical companies and bring it to the mysql community.

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