Sun's Schwartz on the 'Community of Communities'

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2008-05-28 Email

The developer world is made up of many communities: There's the Java developer community, the Linux community, the MySQL community. But what Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz calls the Community of Communities is the open source community, which he says has enabled Sun to reach the broadest diversity of developers, encompassing the desktop, intranet, mobile and network platforms, as well as to enter the rich Internet applications (RIA) market. Schwartz talked with eWeek Senior Editor Darryl Taft at this year's JavaOne conference.

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Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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