James Gosling quits Oracle

Oracle seem to make a lot of noise about how Java is at the core of their middleware products – so for the father of Java to quit abruptly with some quite heavily implied not-too-nice feelings about the matter is quite a blow:

http://nighthacks.com/roller/jag/entry/time_to_move_on

I’m not sure at which point we consider referring to the loss of significant parts of Sun’s (RIP) engineering and research talent an exodus, but with a few more high-profile losses like this it can’t be too far off…

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