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�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 blog:

"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."

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