It's a fundamental tenet of classical economics that vendors want complementary goods to be cheap and plentiful.
It's therefore not surprising that SAP Chief Technology Officer Vishal Sikka is calling for a more open Java Community Process (JCP).
What is surprising is that it is SAP, the bastion of proprietary software, that delivers this message.
Irony, thy name is SAP.
SAP, after all, is hardly the most open-source or open-process friendly company on the planet. Despite early involvement in Eclipse, some interaction with MySQL (MaxDB), and a new commitment to the Apache Software Foundation, SAP remains a firmly … Read more