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Blog Archive for timboudreau during July 2005

My week began with a licensing debate. While those tend to be endless, this one, I hope, can be finite. It started when Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote in his blog the following: ...the download requires me to accept a non-open-source license that severely restricts what I'm allowed to do. I've heard Sun claim that Netbeans is open source, but that doesn't seem to be true. So I went to the...
A couple of weeks ago, at NetBeans Day in San Francisco, we gave out awards for outstanding contribution to the community. The winners got a framed Duke poster...and a really nice workstation. Credit for the workstation idea goes to James Gosling - he was the one who said "Let's give them each a box." I don't have the kind of pull to be able to say that and have it actually happen, but when...