One of the reasons for the success of the JCP is that it requires
a Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) and
a Reference Implementation (RI).
The TCK is intended to cover the specification
and the RI is required to pass the TCK;
together, these deliver specifications that are implementable and testable.
Together with the community participation in the Expert Group
and in the...
Each communication media has a style of use. Email is not a very good match for widely separated Time Zones; Blogs are.
Audioblogs of Java News and Interviews
The Java Developer's Journal is holding their 2004 Readers' Choice vote. The result, as in previous years, will depend highly on what sites are advertising the vote.
What does it mean to be "far away" in the internet? My experience is
that distance in the internet is more a function of time zones than of
geography. When the time zones distance is big enough, email
exchanges take days and teleconferences and IM don't work. So, what
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