Friday, April 20, 2018

NEWS: SAP okays Java EE being Eclipsed, six months after Oracle's announcement

SAP has revealed its attitude to Oracle’s decision to let go of Java EE and have it tended by the Eclipse Foundation.
SAP’s position is simple: it’s cool with it.
“The announcement of Oracle to handover stewardship of Java EE to the Eclipse foundation is a forward-looking process targeting future releases of the technology stack,” says the company’s “”stance” on the matter.
SAP customers will be pleased to know that Oracle’s decision “does not affect existing licensees and customers who have adopted Java EE. SAP in particular is such a licensee and SAP customers running existing solutions are also unaffected by this change.” Users can expect no name changes “or any other changes for existing products and solutions in this context.” But if the context changes? SAP’s reserved its right to do anything should the need arise - Read full article here...