Archive for May, 2007

FreedomHEC tomorrow

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

Getting ready to head over to FreedomHEC tomorrow and Saturday. Just got the SCLUG projector / screen.
Edmund’s gave me their projector last week.   I’ll be heading in early AM tomorrow to setup the gear with Don and crew.
Looking forward to meeting Ed Cashen , who we interviewed on SCALE Radio.

links for 2007-05-16

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

links for 2007-05-15

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

JavaFX Open Source or Not?

Monday, May 14th, 2007

Stephen Shankland quotes a Sun VP saying the mobile version  of JavaFX will be “binary only”.  However, the FAQ on JavaFX indicates it will be “open-sourced”.

“JavaFX is a binary product. You can’t have fragmentation if it’s a binary implementation,” Green said. “That business model saves time and energy on the part of licensees who don’t have to spend time mucking with source code.” ()

Which is it? Will the mobile version be the only part encumbered by a non-OSS license? or is Green referring to a dual license model?  Isn’t this contrary to Sun’s stategy of open-sourcing their entire stack? Seems like a giant step backwards.

Robert Love goes to Google

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

If you guessed Robert Love was going to Google, after recently leaving Novell, you were right.   Chris is building quite a team.  Jeremy Allison, Robert Love, Andrew Morton, etc.