Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 9th Dec 2010 20:16 UTC
Java "The Apache Software Foundation concludes that that JCP is not an open specification process - that Java specifications are proprietary technology that must be licensed directly from the spec lead under whatever terms the spec lead chooses; that the commercial concerns of a single entity, Oracle, will continue to seriously interfere with and bias the transparent governance of the ecosystem; that it is impossible to distribute independent implementations of JSRs under open source licenses such that users are protected from IP litigation by expert group members or the spec lead; and finally, the EC is unwilling or unable to assert the basic power of their role in the JCP governance process."
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So Java is not cool anymore?
by rom508 on Thu 9th Dec 2010 23:32 UTC
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Never really liked Java in the first place. The sooner it's dead the better. How I would love for everyone to wake up and say - hey Ada is a serious programming language, why don't we put time and effort into it.

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