A few questions for the founders
Hi Guys. I'm working on an article about JDIC for Java.net and I was
wondering if the founders could answer a few questions for me.
Who created JDIC initially? I'd love to give credit for this great
Why was JDIC created? Was it an internal project? Was it part of
the JDK that didn't make it in? Was it originally support for another
Why was it released as open source? Was it created as part of Java
Desktop System and then opened to gain more support? Was it a project
that was going to be abandoned? Did management decide that opensourcing
would improve the quality?
Are there any plans to pull parts of JDIC into the standard JDK in
And I'm sure you're tired of asking this, but what is the status of
Thanks for all of the great work.
I'll have a new screensaver to donate soon too.