Thursday, November 10, 2005

Eclipse Foundation director: Open up, Microsoft

Source: TechTarget


Over the past year, Eclipse Foundation executive director Mike Milinkovich has seen his organization's numbers double as open source applications -- especially ones relating to Java -- have taken off in the mainstream.

Eclipse is an open source and modular integrated development environment based on Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Java language and provides application developers with programming tools. Some key members of Eclipse include BEA Systems, IBM, Computer Associates International, Nokia, Sybase, Zend and SAP.

In this interview, Milinkovich addresses the growing pains of Eclipse; how a PHP/Java competition within Eclipse is good for the group as a whole, and why Microsoft should put its money where its mouth is and open up a few of its popular licenses.

Read Complete Interview. . .

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