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Apache loses Java showdown vote to Oracle

Dec 07, 2010, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)

"The Apache Software Foundation – one of tech's most influential open-source groups – is closer to quitting Java's governing body after losing a stand-off vote against Oracle on Java.

"The Reg has learned that with 75 per cent of qualifying Java Community Process (JCP) members having voted on whether to ratify Oracle's proposed roadmap for Java 7 and 8, Oracle's plan has been accepted.

"The Reg understands that only ASF and Google voted against Oracle's roadmap, despite the ASF last month calling on fellow JCPers to vote against Java 7 and 8."

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