James Gosling resigns from Sun
Perhaps the end of Java as we know it? James posted the following at his new blog:
“…Yes, indeed, the rumors are true: I resigned from Oracle a week ago (April 2nd). I apologize to everyone in St Petersburg who came to TechDays on Thursday expecting to hear from me. I really hated not being there. As to why I left, it’s difficult to answer: Just about anything I could say that would be accurate and honest would do more harm than good. The hardest part is no longer being with all the great people I’ve had the privilege to work with over the years. I don’t know what I’m going to do next, other than take some time off before I start job hunting.”
A great loss for the Java community, but from the sounds of this, it appears he had quite a big fallout at Sun.