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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Links to Sun/Oracle on welcome page
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2010 08:18:03 GMT
On 25/08/2010 08:45, Mladen Turk wrote:
> Just been looking at the #49819 (awesome BTW)
Huge +1. Now, how easy would it be to convert the web site and the docs
to match whilst still keeping stuff in svn, updates simple and diffs
clean? ( I know, I don't want much do I ;) )

> and noticed we are still referring to "Sun ..."
> Now, dunno if some from the community can give the
> answer whether this is still Sun or whether should
> be changed to Oracle.

Given all the Java sites are moving to Oracle, my guess is that all
references to Sun are going to need to be replaced.

> Next thing is why do we need that at the first
> place on our welcome page? Seems to me like
> we are giving a free advertise to the company
> that is turning 180 regarding OSS.
> I would rather put links to something within
> ASF that might be valuable to the community
> or directly to JCP pages (if links to specs are needed).

Agree completely. I have no issues linking to the JCP for the specs but
lets no give free advertising to a competitor.


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