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Oracle Asks Apache To Rethink Java Committee Exit 266

CWmike writes "Oracle has asked the Apache Software Foundation to reconsider its decision to quit the Java SE/EE Executive Committee, and is also acknowledging the ASF's importance to Java's future. In a message released late Thursday, an Oracle executive made conciliatory gestures to Apache. At least for now, the ASF doesn't seem eager to rejoin the committee. 'Give us a reason why the ASF should reconsider other than "please,"' ASF president Jim Jagielski said in a Twitter post on Thursday. The Java Community Process is 'dead,' Jagielski said in a blog post, also on Thursday. 'All that remains is a zombie, walking the streets of the Java ecosystem, looking for brains.'"
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Oracle Asks Apache To Rethink Java Committee Exit

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  • King Midas (Score:5, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday December 10, 2010 @05:13PM (#34518174)

    Oracle has the Midas Touch. Everything they touch turns into a profitable venture--I mean, if you don't count the ones that became completely useless as a result.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday December 10, 2010 @06:18PM (#34518826)

    I spend 25 weeks every summer racing sailboats, 3-4 times a week.

    And ellison's boat isn't the fastest in the world, but it is among them. The fastest went 55 knots in 25 knots of wind.

    What planet?

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is precisely 1 bananosecond.