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Blog Archive for editor during October 2008

Making good on promises to Open Source developers This week, we saw the awarding of the first prizes from Sun's Open Source Community Innovation Awards program, which we've been following for a long time now, starting with Sun's Rich Green saying at JavaOne 2007 that Open Source is Robin Hood in reverse, as wealthy corporations reap the fruits of work done by developers who give their work...
OpenJDK Community Innovators Challenge announced Yesterday, we linked to the Winners of the GlassFish Awards Program, and today, we move on to OpenJDK. Sun has announced the winners of the OpenJDK Community Innovators' Challenge, part of the Open Source Community Innovation Awards Program to fund open-source communities. Clemens Eisserer picked up the Gold award for the Implement XRender...
Surprising developments from the JVM Language Summit Last week, Sun hosted the JVM Language Summit at its Santa Clara campus, billed as an "open technical collaboration among language designers, compiler writers, tool builders, runtime engineers, and VM architects." With the event now over and participants blogging and podcasting the developments, it sounds like three remarkable days. The...