TheServerSide has been pressing the Hudson issue with several timely and thought provoking articles on the subject:
Picking up from where TheServerSide's former Editor-in-Chief, Joseph Ottinger, has left off, the basementcoders pick up and expand upon the discussion in their latest podcast.
"There is a bit of a kerfuffle going on between the Hudson Continuous Integration project and our friends at Oracle over a change in licensing and the trademarking of the name: HudsonCI. It has gotten to the point where there is talk of forking the project and continuing on without Oracle.
"Creator of Hudson, Kohsuke Kawagochi is a former Sun/Oracle employee turned entrepreneur who has built a business offering support and services for Hudson. Kohsuke is brilliant (and not only because he uses the same WordPress them as us, props to iNove), his role at Sun/Oracle was in the JAXB department which takes a certain type of person to be able to function (re: smart)."
The basementcoders podcasts are always a good listen. Check it out.
By the way, the basement coders will each individually be doing sessions at TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegas in March of this year. There will also be a live podcast that attendees will be able to witness first hand. Sign up early, and take advantage of any early-bird discounts that are available, and come join us all in Las Vegas!