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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] proposal : starting a release train
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2007 21:45:02 GMT

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


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