NetBeans Going to Apache: Is Java Next?
Sep 19, 2016, 23:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)
Don't be surprised if something similar doesn't happen to Java after Oracle exhausts its appeals in its Java based suit against Google. Last September, Paul Krill reported on InfoWorld that an unnamed "former high-ranking Java official" had written in an email that "Java has no interest to them [Oracle] anymore.... They have a winner-take-all mentality and they are not interested in collaborating. Proprietary product work will be done on WebLogic [Oracle's proprietary Java application server], and there'll be a proprietary microservices platform."