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Blog Archive for daniel during March 2005

java.net vision cited It was almost exactly two years ago that I first sat in a room with Dick Gabriel and others and heard his vision for java.net. There was a notion of a creative community that worked together on projects in communities that he laid out in the original java.net vision saying you can "think of creativity as an individual talent, but communities can be creative, too. And...
No formal votes against In Projects and Communities, the JSR community points to the recent vote to approve JSR 243 on JDO 2.0. There were twelve yes votes, four abstentions, and zero no votes. The comments that accompany the votes are illuminating. The JBoss comment made it clear that they were not supporting the spec and why, but they felt an abstention was a more appropriate vote. When we...
If it's a rule, can I please see the rule There are many times we, as programmers or as people, follow a practice because we think it is a requirement. We half remember that there is a rule (or even a law) for doing something or other - and so we comply. Perhaps, we can remember now and then, in a polite and non-confrontational way, to ask to see this rule we are following. Sometimes the reason...