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By rick
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Published: Dec 10 2010 / 09:23

Last month Oracle blah, blah, blah.... Larry is great, amen!
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ararog replied ago:

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What about TCK issues? It will be solved some day? I agree with ASF position.

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Jacek replied ago:

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That is pretty in your face...give ASF the finger at every time...and then "hope they will reconsider their decision"....I guess typical corporate-speak...

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fredjean replied ago:

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I fully support the ASF on the TCK licensing issues. Oracle has been a poor steward of the OSS they acquired along with Sun. I do wish that the EC had more spine and stood up to Oracle. Unfortunately it is not the case. Only Apache and a few individuals had the courage to do the right thing.

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rick replied ago:

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All you guys voting this down should realize that a vote isn't about whether you approve of Oracle's position, but rather whether this is something of sufficient interest for a place on DZone's front page. It obviously IS! Personally, I find Oracle's position to be dubious, at best, but this is still a significant link.

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ararog replied ago:

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I just voted down to express my feeling, the link itself is completely valid.

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shantanu_k06 replied ago:

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Rick, you are right. I guess some of us just can't control their angst for Oracle. :)

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netsql replied ago:

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Goodbye ASF, Oracle paid $$ for Java and it owns it.
Ruby seems good.
I do actionscript.

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cj104918 replied ago:

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I think Oracle has its point. As average Java developers, we care about more of the Java formality than corporate politics.

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RawThinkTank replied ago:

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Oracle is putting in its own dollars fueling revolutions,

revolutions like Vala , Scala, Fantom and Android

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