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Oracle Sends Hudson Up the River

Dec 02, 2010, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

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"Every once in a while, I will come across a student in a class who, no matter how much I try to stress the importance of participating in the class, will fail to respond and end up doing poorly in the class. This is especially frustrating when you know the student has the capability to perform well, and won't do it anyway.

"It's this level of frustration I feel lately about Oracle, as I read R. Tyler Croy's blog yesterday detailing Oracle making stupid choices about open source again, this time about the Hudson software project and its relationship with the Java.net infrastructure and the Java community as a whole. Coming away from Croy's fairly dispassionate relating of the whole saga, my primary question for Oracle is, are you guys really this dense?

"In a nutshell, Hudson--a continuous integration platform that assists building and testing software builds--has long been hosted on the Java.net site. According to Croy, and quite a few other developers with projects on Java.net I have spoken to in the past, the hosting platform basically sucks."

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