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Steve Mallett

Steve Mallett is the founder and managing editor of OSDir.com (Open Source Directory) on the O'Reilly Network, and volunteers as the webmaster for opensource.org.

 

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Ladies and Gentlemen. 1.0 Final is out.

Apache's Harmony project shows signs of life after the initial frenzy of its proposal with a wiki. (...

As the news editor for java.net I find the Java community a bit quirky sometimes. You are all so busy writing code that... well.... sometimes you forget to tell anyone about it!

Hey, I know...

After a hiatus I've brought back PlanetJava.org, and added a mobile edition.

The site is basically...

Tim O'Reilly has written and spoken often on what he coins “The Open Source Paradigm Shift”. I've heard Tim give...

I found it very telling that at OSCON, during the Open Source Java session, that Tim O'Reilly was so surprised during the...

What I thought was going to be one of the more lively debates/sessions here at OSCON was a moderated session with Tim O'Reilly, Eric Raymond, Simon Phipps, Bruno "biggest JUG" Pres, from Brazil,...

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. Former Oracle VP Mike Milinkovich.

No would believe me if I posted this tomorrow (April 1st). I'm still not sure I believe it:

Sun hasn't closed the door on open sourcing Java...

As the Java.net News Director, I have my fair share of sources of Java news, announcements, and banter that I try to keep an eye on daily.

P2P is how the internet was supposed to constructed. Instead we got an client - server architecture. So says...

I've seen a number of articles/news-items/blog-posts about how .Net is advancing on Java and in some cases is supposed to be overtaking Java.

A federal appeals court dealt a legal blow to Sun Microsystems on Thursday, tossing out most of a preliminary injunction requiring Microsoft to carry its rival's version of an interpreter for the...

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.

Dan Gillmor is the first A-list blogger I've seen to mention java.net. Dan is considered a pioneer in weblog...

I came to JavaOne looking for community. I found one, but it much different than the one I'm used to observing in the open source world. You see, here, there are barbarians at the gate.