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Blog Archive for terrencebarr during March 2009

A couple of weeks ago at FOSDEM in the Java Libre Room we had a discussion about whether pure GPL (as in 'strict' - with no exceptions) is still up to date given the evolution of open source and it's increased acceptance and use in the IT industry. Pure GPL without any exceptions is a strong copyleft license. A key goal of the license is to safeguard certain software freedoms by requiring...
The voting for the Java ME EC special election ends TODAY, March 9, 2009. You must vote today in order to have your voice counted. Voting instructions should have been sent by email to all JPC members a while back. For more information on this election see my blog entry. Cheers, -- Terrence
Just a quick note: We're looking for examples of 3rd party applications using the LWUIT toolkit. The LWUIT team is assessing the adoption of LWUIT and collecting metrics on the success of the LWUIT project and community for internal purposes. The deadline for this is March 15. You can help us out. If you've written an application that uses LWUIT shoot us an email so we know about it and we can...
Well, it's been a couple of weeks since FOSDEM and Øredev but I'd still like to share my impressions about both conferences and follow up with links to slides and videos for those who couldn't make it. First, Øredev: Øredev was undoubtedly one of the best conferences I've been to in years - on multiple levels. The content was both broad and deep (which is rare), the speakers were generally...