After the news broke that Oracle have filed a lawsuit against Google and Android, bloggers have debated whether this controversial move is really just about the money.
Did Sun and Google stalemate over fragmentation, and was it just financial concerns that kept Sun and Google out of the courtroom?
As more details of the lawsuit emerge, bloggers debate why it has taken this long for the Java patents to be leveraged against Google.
A leaked internal memo, posted at the OpenSolaris forums, reveals that Oracle will no longer release source code prior to the Solaris release, and will replace OpenSolaris with Solaris 11 Express.
James Gosling has posted his thoughts on the news that Oracle are planning a lawsuit against Google’s Android OS.
PLUS, TweetDeck for Android released and Google announce Voice Actions for Android 2.2.
JAXenter speaks with initial Illumos leadership team member Anil Gulecha on this new, community maintained derivative of the OpenSolaris ON source.
Sun and IBM are no longer contributing to the Apache Roller project, and now the community are looking to expand the Roller Project Management Committee.
PLUS, should new programming language Seph target Java 7?
Bryan Cantrill praises Sun’s open approach as one of its greatest strengths.
PLUS, JPPF 2.2 now automatically discovers servers, the Exadel JavaFX Plugin for Eclipse gets Organise Imports and a new Object Orientated programming language based on Ioke!
First Milestone for Apache Geronimo 3.0 supports portions of Sun’s Java Enterprise Edition 6.0 specification.
The community debates the future of OpenSolaris under Oracle, following the OpenSolaris Governing Board’s vote to suspend board meetings.
ForgeRock release OpenAM 9.5, promising easy migration for OpenSS0 users.