Galatea: The Open Source Monopoly
Jan 11, 2005, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Last month I wrote an article on Apache Geronimo for JavaWorld
called 'A First Look at Apache Geronimo.' In the summary, I stated
that 'Geronimo aims to be the first J2EE-certified open source J2EE
server.' As can be imagined, that statement generated a flurry of
emails and responses, most of which claimed that in fact, JBoss was
the first open source J2EE certified server.
"In my reply to some of the reader feedback I received, I
clarified that I did not consider JBoss open source in the same way
Apache Geronimo is open source. That statement led to more
controversy and so I decided to respond fully in a separate
article. This paper is my response..."