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From Andy <acoli...@buni.org>
Subject Re: Sacha (JBoss) on SUNW/JCP
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2007 12:07:42 GMT
Wade Chandler wrote:
> They have now open-sourced it. Can't keep a lid on
>   
No they haven't

> doing that. People can fork or what ever if they want
>   
No they can't
> to now. The license issues will surely be resolved,
>   
Ye of too much faith.
> but certainly the marketing types are going to have a
> field day trying to figure out what it means first. 
>
> I don't think constant nastiness is going to make
> anything better. I liked the way Geir approached the
> issue. You don't negotiate by trying to upset the
> person you are negotiating. You come at it diplomatic.
> If that doesn't work then you go another route, and
> even if that is suit one doesn't have to be uncivil. I
> don't see how bashing Sun over changing their freaking
> trading symbol to a trademark they own is going to be
> any different than owning the trademark. If Linus
> created Linux, Inc. would you be upset? What if
> someone used WATR as their trademark, would it mean
> they want all the water?
>
>   
Indefinitely...forever?
> Wade
>
> --- Andy <acoliver@buni.org> wrote:
>
>   
>> Sacha didn't mince words...
>>
>>
>>     
> http://sacha.labourey.com/2007/08/29/from-sunw-to-java-sun-comes-to-the-rescue-of-under-50-year-old-housewives-not-quite/
>   
>>  
>> It is IMO more coherent than the weird PPT preso..
>>
>> -Andy
>>
>>     


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