LinuxInsider: Eric S. Raymond: Sun 'Thrashing' for Direction
Jun 30, 2004, 15:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John P. Mello JR.)
"To kick off its big JavaOne party for its software developers
in San Francisco this week, Sun Microsystems made a flurry of
announcements aimed at rekindling enthusiasm for the once
high-flying company's future prospects. But some critics of the
Santa Clara, California enterprise remained unimpressed by the
"'At the moment, Sun is sort of thrashing,' declared Eric S.
Raymond, president of the Open Source Initiative, a nonprofit
open-source computing advocacy group. 'I expect the thrashing to
continue for a while until they settle on a business model for the
future,' he told LinuxInsider..."