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Disharmony Over Harmony in the Java Community

Dec 09, 2010, 07:03 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

[ Thanks to Amy Bennett for this link. ]

"The Register is reporting today that the Apache Software Foundation seems to have lost its bid to have the Java Community Process (JCP) vote down the roadmaps for Java 7 and 8, thus creating a situation where, based on earlier statements from the ASF, may see the open source organization walking out from the Java governing board.

"According to the UK-based tech site, only Apache and Google voted "no" on the roadmaps among the 16 representative members of the JCP that typically put their stamp of approval on all of the new updates of Java since Sun Microsystems open sourced Java."

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