Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Aug 2010 23:22 UTC, submitted by historyb
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The OpenSolaris governing board fell on its collective sword Monday and resigned en masse after Oracle continued to ignore its ultimatum to appoint a liaison guy to work with it on the future of the open source project. The move was anticlimactic to say the least. Oracle last week leaked an internal e-mail into the wild effectively saying OpenSolaris is dead. The news of the mass resignation, coupled with Oracle suing Google claiming Android infringes on its Java patents, had Adobe's director of open source and standards David McAllister casting Oracle as the New Microsoft and saying "the axis of evil has shifted south about 850 miles or so".
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RE: Adobe?
by Neolander on Fri 27th Aug 2010 18:37 UTC in reply to "Adobe?"
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Well, let's consider recent events.

On Adobe's side, the flash 10.1 brought some welcome and much-awaited improvements to the Linux and OSX platforms, and introduced this technology to new mobile OSs. They've also announced support for VP8 video in flash.

On Oracle side, the news are a patent lawsuit about Java and Solaris being sunken and drowned in proprietary mud.

Yes, I'd say that Adobe currently can mock Oracle's awful actions...

Edited 2010-08-27 18:39 UTC

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