Eclipse Joins Java Community Process
Maybe cats and dogs can live together, after all. Sources close to the matter revealed today that the Eclipse Foundation has joined the Java Community Process. (Linux-Watch)The Eclipse Foundation has joined the Java Community Process, according to sources close to the organization. A formal announcement is scheduled for the week of Jan. 15, the source told eWEEK. A quick check of the JCP membership list confirmed that the Foundation is now listed as a member.
Historically, the two development groups have not worked or played well with each other. Both, however, have had a common goal: an open-source, inexpensive Java IDE (integrated development environment) that can be used on multiple platforms to produce programs for various types of computers.