Ditch AWT, ditch legacy code, redesign i/o, get rid of primitives all good stuff.
This scared me. Open source implementations of J2EE makes Bill Gates laugh mockingly at Scott McNealy. I think someone has a complex. Although, he might be right about the advertising. I hate the .Net advertising being everywhere. Sun needs to be at least that annoying.
Meanwhile, JBoss continues to be one of the more innovative J2EE servers:
There's also JOnAS which uses JORM (Java Object Repository Mapping):