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Blog Archive for jonathansimon during November 2004

Is Paul Graham, a very open and strong opponent of Java, using it himself? Well, not exactly. But Paul Graham's former company ViaWeb that was sold to Yahoo is. The last issue of Swing Sightings points to the Java based Yahoo site builder application for small business. Ordinarily, I wouldn't make a big deal out of something like this. But a decent amount of effort was spent in Hackers and...
Got an email from the former JavaSound team (i.e. Florian) mentioning that Sun finally got their acts together and released an MP3 plugin. Apparently, it works with JMF as well as JavaSound. Apprently, this was blessed by Sun as they solved whatever legal issues were pressing. http://java.sun.com/products/java-media/jmf/mp3/download.html Rock on! Granted I don't think this should have happened...