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Blog Archive for jbob during June 2004

The java.net Advisory Board is a group of well-known and well-respected academics and industry experts who advise the communities, projects, and participants of java.net on issues related to Java™ technology and community building. This panel of experts operates in a purely advisory role. They communicate with the java.net community both directly and through the Community Manager....
java.net celebrates another milestone with the approval of our 1,000th project. The javafirmware project became # 1,000 when it was approved for the linux.java.net incubator. javafirmware is self-described as a specification and reference implementation consisting of the J2ME MIDP/CLC and a subset of the Java Realtime runtime environment. The project owner explains that the framework will be...
Nominations begin this Sunday for a seat on the java.net Fairness Board. Here is a description of the Fairness board and how the election process works. What is the Fairness Board? java.net's governance defines several Boards to help ensure the community runs smoothly and fairly. One of them is the java.net Fairness Board. The java.net Fairness Board consists of three (3) members and provides...
One of our Fairness Board seats is up for election this year. The seat has a two year term and we will start the nomination process next week. We have created a voting project to facilitate the election. You can find details and instructions on this election there. All members are encouraged to get involved in this election. If you are interested in being on the Fairness Board, then you may...
On a personal note, June 10th represents two major milestones. java.net turned 1 year old and my first child turned 6 months old. They are the two most rewarding and challenging experiences of my professional and personal life. What a great year we've had at java.net and look at how far we've come. Zero to 54,000 members in our first year Over 900 projects 111 active bloggers 14 Communities...
The May monthly report has been posted in the java-net project's file sharing section in the Monthly Reports folder. Here are some highlights: java.net membership rose to over 52,000 members. The project list grew by 66 new projects to 931. The new Java Enterprise Community was launched. The Java Education and Learning Community (JELC) was launched and combines the efforts of the existing...