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Blog Archive for arnold during May 2006

The Java Community Process -- they want you, but it seems like they still don't quite know what to do with you. As I briefly mentioned in a previous blog, the JCP people want you to sign up as an individual member. And you should, really, it's a good thing. But that's not good enough -- if you're going to be there you ought to count more. The final decision maker in the JCP is the Executive...
Graham Hamilton today said that with Visual Basic, we now have a second language for the JVM! As if that's new! One web page lists nearly 200 languages, most custom or unknown (Jacl, E, yoyo) but many well known (Ada, COBOL, forth). I suppose for marketing reasons this might be a good thing to say because the market has ignored this. And Graham is right that extending the VM to support other...
Nice music. No network. Blog as if there was one... Every year they don't start this on time, and every year I show up on time anyway. Every year they do something interesting with the music. Sometimes more interesting than music, but this year definitely not. World fusion (isn't all music these days?). Ah, the lights dim, time (one assumes) to see the promo intro. Yup, promo intro....