�Father of Java� Resigns from Sun/Oracle
Apr 12, 2010, 12:34 (2 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to AV for
this link. ]
"This would, perhaps, be the second most shocking/sad
news after the resignation of Jonathan (former Sun CEO). I'm sad
and upset after hearing the confirmed news that James Gosling will
be leaving Sun/Oracle.
"James has been a Father for the Java community and a great
innovator in the software industry. The final words appear on his
"Yes, indeed, the rumors are true: I resigned from Oracle a week
ago (April 2nd). I apologize to everyone in St Petersburg who came
to TechDays on Thursday expecting to hear from me. I really hated
not being there. As to why I left, it's difficult to answer: just
about anything I could say that would be accurate and honest would
do more harm than good."