On my recent flight to Germany, every time the flight attendant gave me food or drink, she would say "Enjoy it!".
It's not just the words; someone asking you to enjoy your meal
may be very polite. But it
was the tone she struck that would brook no dissent; I must enjoy the
meal .... or else. And when you're flying at 35000 feet for 10 hours you really don't
want to upset the flight attendant...
If you are interested in hardware acceleration for Java2D on Windows, check
out the latest bits on the mustang site (
http://mustang.dev.java.net). Dmitri Trembovetski has been working tirelessly to
implement functionality similar to what Chris Campbell did with our OpenGL
rendering pipeline, and it's pretty stunning. There is now (as of build 33) acceleration for
everything from the standard...