The JBoss Group, the Atlanta, Ga.-based company that controls the development of the open source JBoss J2EE server, has been embroiled in a year-long dispute over the certification of JBoss. Sun would like JBoss to be certified as J2EE compliant, but the JBoss Group says that Sun’s certification process is expensive and ultimately unimportant to their customers.
“Do our customers say, ‘We need you to be certified’? No,” said JBoss Group Director of Sales and Business Development Ben Sabrin. His company is still in discussions with Sun about J2EE certification, he added.
I was mentioning the whole JBoss-Sun stink-up yesterday at lunch,
this is a concise article on all the drama.