"An anonymous conversation with a Geronimo user who's been
paying close attention to Geronimo's development yielded an
interesting statement: Geronimo's days are numbered. The reason
offered was IBM's sponsorship, in which a large number of the
Geronimo committers were hired by IBM, and for whatever reason,
innovation ceased within the project.
"It's an interesting story. Geronimo is much like Eclipse: not
formally controlled by IBM, but since most of Geronimo's core
committers are employed by Big Blue, control more or less belongs
in IBM's hands..."