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From Naveen Neelakantam <neela...@uiuc.edu>
Subject Re: [general] proposal : starting a release train
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2007 21:47:47 GMT

On Mar 7, 2007, at 3:45 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

>
> On Mar 7, 2007, at 11:56 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>> [SNIP]
>>
>> for now.   This is really common and banal.  Boring....
>>
>> We're building on the shoulders of giants here, and I think it  
>> would be nice to honor those that came before us.  Here's a list  
>> of great people in the history of Java who I'd love to honor, as  
>> many are my heros :
>>
>> 1) "Hamilton" (Graham, The Enforcer)
>> 2) "Bloch" (Josh, API hero)
>> 3) "Gafter" (Neil, API hero)
>> 4) "Bracha" (Gilad, VM hero)
>> 5) "Click" (Cliff Click, hotspot hero)
>> 6) "Gingel" (Rob, Chief Engineer, and guy who grokked OSS)
>> 7) "Detlefs" (David, GC hero)
>> 8) "Lindholm" (Tim, VM spec guy)
>> 9) "Yellin" (Frank, VM spec guy)
>>
>
>
> For the clue-impaired, this was a joke...  These are all living  
> people, so we wouldn't do it...
>
> (I do admire them all, though)
>
> geir
>

I actually thought it was pretty neat!

(not the first time I've missed the joke)

Naveen

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