A year ago this week Sun finally bowed to pressure and agreed to make Java a free, open source project. It was an odd move given Sun's strong resistance to making Java open source for a more than a decade. Twelve months on, open source Java has made things a little easier for developers and attracted some expressions of support …
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What does the ORCL say?
"Because he open sourced everything, and I had talked to some people at Oracle who were looking at trying to buy us, and they decided that our software was worth nothing anymore, so what the hell do you value the company at?"
That's funny, why was Oracle so interested in buying companies like Sleepycat, JBoss, and Red Hat?
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