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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 festivities.

"'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..."

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