Re: IBM in talks to buy Sun
On Mar 18, 2:22 pm, Mark Space <marksp...@sbc.global.net> wrote:
"Mark Space" <marksp...@sbc.global.net> wrote in message
Just thought I'd mention this:
"I.B.M. is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems in a proposed deal valued
at nearly $7 billion, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said
Oh well, so much for Swing and NetBeans. We will live in an all
SWT/Eclipse world soon :-(
Yup that was my first thought too. Glassfish a goner too. All JBoss,
all the time.
I don't know about Glassfish, but I thought NetBeans was opensource...
so... not a goner?
Both Glassfish and Netbeans are open source.
But I doubt that Glassfish can continue keeping up with the
Java EE standard if an IBM'ified SUN stopped all contribution.
Netbeans has a much larger user base and don't have to
implement a huge standard specification. So I think it would be OK.
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