Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
With the official announcement of Java going open-source under the GPL, several developers and those associated with various Linux distributions and projects have begun blogging their thoughts on this topic. Among those sharing their thoughts so far has been Rich Burridge (GNOME), Christian Schaller (GNOME), Pete Zaitcev (Fedora), Jesse Keating (Fedora), Alvaro Lopez Ortega (GNOME), and Jonathan Carter (Ubuntu). There are also various thoughts shared on the Phoronix Forums.