"IBM's embrace of Oracle's OpenJDK is a good thing for a lot of
people in the Java community. Three years ago, I wrote about Red
Hat joining the OpenJDK effort (then under the leadership of Sun)
at the time Sun was hopeful that IBM would join too, but they
didn't until this week.
"So now we've got, Oracle, IBM and Red Hat all on the same basic
page when it comes to Java and its open source implementation."