To make a technology truly useful, accessible, adaptable, and innovative in a way that impacts our lives profoundly there are two fundamental prerequisites: First, the technology itself (the specifications and designs) must be open and, second, access to the use of that technology must be open (accessible in a
If you haven't had a chance to listen to the just-published podcast with Dalibor Topic I highly encourage you to do so.
Dalibor is a well-known and respected open source Java advocate, a lead developer on the Java VM "Kaffe" project, and currently a member of the interim OpenJDK governing board.
He shares some very good insights and feedback during the interview. And he gives Sun and...
The Sun Developer Network (SDN) is a treasure-trove of information for developers.