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Blog Archive for calvinaustin during May 2005

So you want something for free? Come along to the SpikeSource TestFest in the San Francisco Bay Area on 17th June and put your Java and (non-Java) code to the test... literally. Checkout the website, http://www.spikesource.com/testfest.html for registration and further details.
I've received numerous emails asking me about my thoughts on the apache Harmony project and what does it really mean. It seems like everyone else has had their 2 cents so here is mine. Now, not to keep you in suspense, yes, I believe it is a good thing. Infact I would like to see more developer goodwill from Sun but I'll get to that later. The J2SE 5.0 TCK terms opened the door for other Java...
You need to be subscribed to JDJ to read this or wait for the print copy. The timing sounds like it is going to be for Javaone. http://java.sys-con.com/read/84681.htm Update: Someone emailed me asking what else did the email say Here are more snippets "The name change involves removing the "2" from the platform names" "This needs to be communicated internally within Sun, and to the Java licensee...
I recently submitted a bug through the Jira bug tracking software and I noticed a reference to bug voting. hmm bug voting, I remember that. It is also in bugzilla too, I trawled through the history of bugzilla voting and it mentions revzilla but even that doesn't extend that far back. I googled for more but drew a blank. So where did this all come from? I would like to vote that it was a Java...