IBM and Oracle change the game: A surprising alliance on OpenJDK
What happens when superpowers ... don't collide
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: October 28, 2010
The Oracle-IBM® alliance on OpenJDK has ripple effects across the entire Java™ industry, with some commentators divided on what it means for the health of the Java ecosystem. With this overview and commentary roundup, former JavaWorld Editor Athen O'Shea gets to the heart of the issue: what it means for Project Harmony, the JCP, and the future of open source, open standards-based development on the Java platform.
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