Ladies and Gentlemen. 1.0 Final
Apache's Harmony project shows signs of life after the initial frenzy of its proposal with a wiki. (found via JARBUCKS, BTW!)
This is both a confessional, and a repentance. It is a coming to grips with the fact that websites have been trying to emulate slashdot for years and to it's credit it has endured while imitators withered. It is an acknowledgement that none other will be slashdot and that none more should try. This is a declaration to be the anti-slashdot.
One suggestion from the Open Source Java session floor shook the panel, and all agreed that it was a valid possible solution to making Java open source while making all parties happy.
The video captures the moment...
I just finished adding the Eclipse Public License to opensource.org. Wanna take a look?
The Eclipse open source group has named its first new Director.
No would believe me if I posted this tomorrow (April1st). I'm still not sure I believe it:
Sun hasn't closed the door on open sourcing Java.
Red Hat Inc is in discussions with Sun Microsystems Inc about launching an open source version of Sun's Java environment, according to Red Hat chairman and CEO Matthew Szulik.