back to article SAP okays Java EE being Eclipsed, six months after Oracle's announcement

SAP has revealed its attitude to Oracle’s decision to let go of Java EE and have it tended by the Eclipse Foundation. SAP’s position is simple: it’s cool with it. “The announcement of Oracle to handover stewardship of Java EE to the Eclipse foundation is a forward-looking process targeting future releases of the technology …

  1. AMBxx Silver badge

    >> SAP’s not wedded to Java forever

    As a SAP BI Partner, I can't see any way that SAP could remove Java without a complete rewrite of 90% of their product line. Yes, it could happen, but not any time soon.

  2. Peter Black

    This reads more like a suggestion that they will drop the Java EE branding at some point in the future, rather than dropping Java itself.

  3. Mister Goldiloxx

    "That nuance might explain the delay in the “stance” appearing, as Oracle’s on Java EE decision was revealed in September 2017. SAP’s thinking was published on Monday, April 16th, six months later."

    September to April is 7 or 8 months, depending on the day in September.

  4. Robert Grant Silver badge

    Didn't know SAP did press releases on here!

    Hope they paid handsomely.

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