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Blog Archive for editor during March 2007

Some of the JavaOne speakers reveal themselves In last Friday's blog, I wondered aloud why we hadn't heard of more people blogging about their JavaOne acceptances or rejections. That got a couple of approved speakers out of the woodwork, and we'll get to those in a minute. But what about blogging about your talk that wasn't approved? Is that assumed to be sour grapes by its nature? I...
What's the word on JavaOne speaker notifications? Suprisingly, I haven't seen a lot of blogs about potential speakers getting their JavaOne talks accepted or rejected. The approvals I know about are all via word-of-mouth: Daniel Steinberg on spontaneous networking, and Joshua Marinacci and Robert Cooper on Josh's Big Secret Project (to be revealed next week at the Java Posse Roundup)....
A fresh look at Maven Is Maven still controversial? When I first started editing for O'Reilly a few years ago, we ran an early article about Maven on ONJava and it drew a great deal of criticism. The old guard -- and it says something that Java has been around long enough to have an "old guard" -- decried the idea of ceding so much control over project building and management to Maven....