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Oracle and IBM to share open-source Java leadership

Feb 09, 2011, 13:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Derek Du Preez)

"Oracle has agreed to share governance of the OpenJDK Java community with IBM, in a move that demonstrates considerable good will, according to one analyst.

"The company has created a series of bylaws outlining the way the governance will be structured, with Oracle appointing itself chairman and the OpenJDK lead, and IBM taking the role of vice chairman.

""This was Oracle's call and they have offered IBM a key seat," said Michael Azoff, principal analyst for Ovum."

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