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Blog Archive for brunos during December 2006

I enjoy submitting pictures of Duke for the yearly java.net "Holiday Pictures" article. But this year, I missed the deadline, and when I noticed, the article was already up. Oh well, maybe next year... But then, I received a gorgeous onyx Penguin as a Christmas gift from my cousin and godchild, Clara. Even late, I just had to post this nice family shot that Duke, Juggy and Tux made me take in...
I've been tagged by Simon, and then I discovered that those old snail-mail-chains, that turned into e-mail-chains, seem to evolve again, into blog-chains. I remember being part of a mail-chain that would send postcards to people on it. That was fun, and I did get several post cards from around the world. Then, somebody though about doing this with money, and spoiled the fun... Well, what exactly...
I have just listened to Laurie Tolson talk about OpenJDK and now Mark Reinhold is talking about JDK 6. This is the official announcement of JDK 6, here in London. Since this morning, you can download the final version of the new version of the Java Platform. Interesting times we are right now. In the last few weeks, we had the announcement of NetBeans 5.5, then Sun announced OpenJDK and now JDK 6...