Just recently I've been tinkering with my project particularly in the realm of
â€œWidget tweakingâ€. I won't bore you with the details, but suffice to say that
â€œSomething strange happened to me on the way to the repository!â€
Basically I was editing my component source then checking that my changes worked OK in
I've just been musing over the current java.net poll What do you prefer for enterprise Java persistence? and noticed that out of a total of 1425 votes cast 107 voted for "I don't develop enterprise Java".
Earlier this year, at JavaOne, project Semplice was announced, the aim of which is to allow VB code to be compiled directly into Java bytecode.
There are numerous small open source projects hosted on java.net and whilst this post, in itself, is not Java specific it is as the owner of one of those small projects that I voice my concerns!
It's a reasonable guess that many programmers find legal stuff boring as hell and as far as possible ignore it.