Category Archives: Politics

Oracle still ignores community’s will

The Java community for some time complained that Oracle isn’t a good Java EE steward, as neither JCP-decided schedules had been fulfilled, nor external parties where effectively allowed to chime into the stalled JSRs. Voices claimed it might be time to … Continue reading

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Oracle still has no clue how to go on with Java EE 8

So here it is, the long awaited JavaOne announcement on the future of Java EE 8, and what it tells us can be summed up quite simply: Oracle still has no clue how to go on with Java EE 8, … Continue reading

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Microsoft® Linux®

So after making their formerly proprietary Windows operating system POSIX compatible, integrating it into a UNIX environment by providing NFS etc., acquisition of two Linux distributors (Novell with Novell OES, and with it the subsidiary SuSE with SuSE Linux) and selling Linux (SELS) … Continue reading

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What, “Whale Wars” is real?!

Packing my goods in the bag, the cashier at the mall said “Whale Wars. Cool Series.”. It needed a second until I understood that he referred to the cab I was wearing: A black “Sea Shepherd” beanie (which is my … Continue reading

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