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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Gosling on Harmony
Date Wed, 18 May 2005 13:55:24 GMT
Hi Danese,

Since the VOTE on the proposal has closed with a positive result. I'd
love to hear with your INTEL hat on :)

-- dims

On 5/18/05, Danese Cooper <danese@gmail.com> wrote:
> Much as I admire James, I have to say that the responses from
> enterprise developers of which he presumably speaks were carefully
> choreographed by the organizers of JavaONE (who are of course Sun
> employees).  Its the old story...you can't ask a question without
> influencing the answer.  When Sun asks they often hear what they want
> to hear.  When Tim O'Reilly asked the same question a month later at
> OSCON he got the opposite answer (of course).  I spent 6 years at Sun
> asking the question every chance I got and probably because of who I
> am I heard clear support for a *compatible* open J2SE...which is what
> Harmony is trying to be (and why I'm a supporter) :-)...
> 
> In my experience, James is a fair-minded guy and I believe that a
> strong, ethical and hard-working Harmony community is bound to
> impress him over time.
> 
> Danese (still speaking on my own and neither on behalf of my former
> nor my current employer)
> 
> On May 17, 2005, at 4:11 PM, Ahmed Saad wrote:
> 
> > The "clear need" that Magnusson cites is anything but clear to
> > Gosling, who
> > says Sun has received negative response from the enterprise
> > development
> > community regarding the idea of open-source Java."
> >
> > welcome to the matrix, guys ;)
> >
> > On 5/17/05, Tomer Barletz <tomer_b@regard.co.il> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> http://www.devx.com/Java/Article/28125?trk=DXRSS_JAVA
> >>
> >> Looks like Doc java is pretty upset...
> >>
> >
> 
> 


-- 
Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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