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Blog Archive for kgh during October 2005

Sun is asking the developer community to help attack the new bytecode verifier in Mustang. Here's some background on how and why the community can help here. In developing Java SE 6 ("Mustang") we have adopted a more open, community-based, development model. As part of that we are releasing complete binaries and sources for all our weekly Mustang builds at mustang.dev.java.net and we are also...
Sun has announced an agreement with Google to distribute the Google toolbar along with consumer Java SE downloads from java.com. Here's what is happening and why. The Background We've been working for several years to increase adoption of the latest Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) among home consumers on the internet. We've been pursuing two tactics. First, we've been working with the...