in a java.net article i wrote on ashkelon a few months ago, i'd mentioned the idea of resurrecting a community docs web site based on ashkelon. the original site was at dbdoc.org, whose name always felt a little inadequate. so i checked on openjavadocs.org and lo and behold, it was available.
so i've been thinking about doing this very thing: bringing the site back, under a new (more...
i've recently been thinking about two related topics:
- on programming languages vs programming apis
- on the relationship between human languages and programming languages
the sources of these thoughts have been coming from two separate corners:
1. discussions we sometimes have at nfjs symposia on the ever-popular question "which language should i program in" or "which language is best;"