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Java.net: Time to Grow Again (with Your Help)!

Now that the Oracle acquisition of Sun Microsystems is complete, java.net is seeking new growth for our community: bloggers and article authors, along with people who want to participate in our java.net communities and projects. The uncertainty that has existed for virtually the entirety of my tenure as java.net editor has now reached an initial resolution. By "initial" I mean that the end of the acquisition uncertainty means today is a new day. At java.net, post-acquisition, we are in "business as usual" mode. Except, the meaning of "business as usual" now takes on a new perspective. I had no idea what the plan for java.net was going to be, post-acquisition. It's clear now that Oracle was working very hard all these past nine months, analyzing their purchase, evaluating what the best first steps would be. But none of that could be conveyed to anyone in public; nor, as you might expect, to an O'Reilly person working on a contract with Sun as java.net editor! So, where do we stand today at java.net? What does "business as usual" mean for any enterprise, whether commercial, or an open source project, or an online technology community? It means it's time to grow! That's "business as usual" for virtually any enterprise (including my garden, for which I ordered seeds last night). Growth is natural. It's time to grow again, really, for java.net -- since the too many months of uncertainty without doubt took a tol...


Date: February, 02 2010
Url: http://www.java.net/blog/editor/archive/2010/02/01/javanet-time-grow-again-your-help


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