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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during March 2007

I was happy to see that Slav Boleslawski's article about a specialized component for rendering photos made its way to the featured articles of this week. Indeed if Java wants to gain attention on the desktop, the whole media segment can't be ignored. Looking around I think we can notice some early warnings that people is indeed working on this area. Today I finished editing a blog post about a...
When you are forced to stop or slow down, as I'm being forced to due to my illness still evolving slowly, you have more time to spend just thinking (yep, this is just a try to catch the good in bad moments). For instance, you can look at the big picture of what you're doing, instead of focusing at a single activity, and see whether things are going in the (supposed) proper direction. In these...
Still apologizing for writing just a few lines - but at the time I can't do more - I'd just like to point out this European Commission report which certifies that Sun Microsystems is the biggest FLOSS donor - and it's a cut above (3x) IBM, the second in the list. Of course, opensourcing Javaâ„¢ had a significant impact here. Still hoping to see the community giving something back, for instance...
Well, this year hasn't started well from a certain perspective. The job is ok, I'm doing interesting things, others are on the horizon, but I've experienced a sequence of small but annoying health problems - which have now culminated into a serious bronchitis which is presently keeping me in bed. :-( I'm just taking a quick opportunity to ping the blog (it wasn't updated in a month!) and say that...