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Blog Archive for marinasum during October 2006

According to a Canadian Technology News article, Open Document Format Puts an End to Being Locked Into Vendors and Technologies, "Even Microsoft has acknowledged the ODF movement by announcing that Office users will be able to save documents as ODF files." That's truly something!The article reports that over 280 organizations are part of the ODF Alliance, with support from a host of governments...
The topic for an upcoming Ask the Experts session, slated for October 16-20, is Swing. Four technical representatives from the Swing, Java 2D, and AWT teams at Sun will stand by online to answer your questions. Get ready!
Lee Gomes in his Wall Street Journal commentary, Some "Breakthroughs" Deserve That Title— But Definitely Not All, raised the point that the word breakthrough has been too widely adopted in press-release headlines by high-tech companies. We're experiencing "breakthrough inflation," he wrote. Interesting comment.Gomes concluded that Sun's DTrace, which I mentioned in a previous blog as being...