back to article Get out your specs: Java EE's headed to the Eclipse Foundation

Oracle has named the Eclipse Foundation as the new host for Java Enterprise Edition, but said the platform won’t get to keep its name. The decision to make Java EE - which is already developed in open source - fully open was announced last month, with Oracle’s David Delabassee saying it was in a bid to make it “more agile and …

  1. Cynical Observer

    A quick trawl of slang terms for coffee (via ) turned up Jitter Juice at number 8

    Seems quite appropriate as EE is about to go to V8 - there will be many a nervous tic to take account of.

  2. Robert Carnegie Silver badge

    So -

    What then - "Java: Deep Space Nine"?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tar Pit

    Would be my choice.

    1. Pascal Monett Silver badge


      would be mine

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        turdMountain(); // :-( mine. It cleverly includes some Java syntax too.

      2. sawatts

        Re: Nespresso


  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What's that, a sensible opinion from a Gartner analyst?

    One more death knell for EE. The Eclipse Foundation is where projects go to die. I spend 90% or more of my time working with Java and the JVM doing "enterprise" things in all of its terrible forms and even I would not touch EE with a bargepole unless presented with absolutely no other choice.

  5. Lysenko
  6. druck Silver badge


    Oracle may be open sourcing it, but they are keeping the name and no doubt the right to sue anyone else using the headers for their own implementation, as they are doing with google.

  7. warrenmnocos

    Java CE - Java Cloud Edition

    Sounds more modern and catchy, especially for folks working on microservices, which I believe the direction Java EE is going, especially now that they could merge Microprofile into it.

  8. Aodhhan

    So who's shocked Oracle is once again dropping the security ball onto the shoes of everyone but themselves?

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