It's been two years since I posted here last, but life has been busy with open source all the same.
My comments are over on my "real" blog, but I felt today was a day to share with java.net :-)
I'm interviewed today on IT Conversations and the blog links take listeners to some less used places in my blog-o-rama, so this is by way of links to the right places - see my aggregator and my work blog where most of the action happens!
If you are in San Francisco next week and you have a blog, you are invited to the Java Bloggers Beer Bash at ,A HREF="http://www.thirstybear.com/">the Thirsty Bear on Wednesday evening. It's co-located with the Open Source unBOF and I believe this year we'll even be providing a little food. 6pm onwards, see you there.
I'm just sitting on a preparatory call for JavaOne, and someone mentioned that people with a full conference pass can actually reserve a seat at the technical sessions. Just go use the Schedule Builder and reserve your places!
For the last few months I've been writing an occasional series on the issues surrounding open sourcing Sun's Java implementations over on my other blog. Realising there are plenty of people on java.net who never get over there, here's a summary of the story so far.
As I mentioned yesterday on my other blog,I have just confirmed with the folks at the Thirsty Bear that we can have our annual JavaOne Bloggers Gathering there.
I just got off stage at JavaOne Japan, where I was talking about Open Source - the philosophy, the community, the reality. After the talk I was asked how important the union of open source and Java could be.
I was privileged this morning to be the Sun executive doing the morning news call for the world's press at 7:15am here in San Francisco, and thus I had the pleasure of being the one to announce that Sun's implementation of a Java Application Server, Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9.0, is now open