I was surprised to read today that Sun just released SocialSite, an open-source social network server similar to Ringside Networks. Per Patrick Chanezon's blog: "Socialsite is an open source (CDDL/GPL) social network server based on Apache Shindig (Java) that implements the database and User Interface for a full fledge social network. Since it is based on Shindig, it implements OpenSocial."
Sounds great, right? My question? Why does Sun have a social network server. Sun makes great technology - lots of it. Does it make too much?
I don't mean to be critical but I have … Read more