What Sun Should Do
Tim Bray, Director of Web Technologies at Sun, wrote an interesting article about the company future, from his point of view. His main statements: Focus on web technologies (you probably guessed that) and give the Java Community Process (JCP) to the community in full.
[quote]For actual business apps, the kind that our servers spend most of their time running, the war for the desktop is over and the Web Browser won. I just totally dont believe that any combination of Flash and Silverlight and JavaFX is going to win it back. AJAX is increasingly central and we need to make sure that our Web Suite and its tools support it well. But as for GUIs and the client side, let it go already.[/quote]