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SAP CTO Calls for Java Foundation

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November 10, 2009, 8:15 am

Vishal Sikka, Chief Technology Officer at SAP, has criticised the governance of Java and the domination of the Java Community Process (JCP) by Sun Microsystems. In a blog posting, Sikka says that SAP decided to make Java core to their business in 2001 and that he considers Java "the lifeblood of the IT industry". He calls on whoever owns Java in future, be it Sun or Oracle, to move the stewardship of the language, virtual machine and other parts of the platform to "an authentically open body that is not dominated by an individual corporation"...

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