Some additional information is available in Wayne's blog
. What I find particularly interesting:
Quote: Regarding the 2nd point [JSR-198], for those that have followed the growth and evolution of MyEclipse and Genuitec's Eclipse-centric business model it should be no surprise that we step outside the traditional box of pure Eclipse-only technology when doing so satisfies our objective to deliver good economical Eclipse developer productivity features.
When reading this I can't help asking: is Matisse just the first step? Opensource is just fun... can you imagine something like this happening on the .Net platform?