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Sun: We Screwed Up on Open Source

Jun 24, 2008, 15:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Many open source developers remain sceptical of Sun because their memories of the company focus on Sun's interactions with the community in 2001/2002, which Sun's chief open source officer Simon Phipps concedes was a period where Sun 'screwed up.'

"Speaking in a recent interview with Builder AU, Phipps explained the situation in which Sun finds itself.

"'Open source developers have been much more sceptical of Sun, a lot of open source developers don't remember the fact that Sun was pretty much the first open source start-up in 1982...'"

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