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Technology

Changing, for better

Bruce Eckel says that the Java team is clearly not ignoring the threat of C# as Microsoft ignored Linux and open source for so long. Joshua Bloch, a Senior Architect at Sun Microsystems, told him in an interview that …along with the new features already on the list for “Tiger” (JDK 1.5), including true enumerations,...

Redefining course with open source

They sure have difference of opinion. Open source has been “evil” for Microsoft. Then they acknowledged that it was a problem for them. Now Steve Ballmer is on record saying : Innovation is not something that is easy to do in the kind of distributed environment that the open-source/Linux world works in…our customers have seen...

Will Tiger be scary?

I was very happy when I wrote this but Matt Quail scared me badly. Though pertinent, I hope such scepticism¬†is later proven¬†unfounded. Don Park insists that there was no need to go for features like “Generics” when there were other critical pending issues like extending SWT and incremental installation. But as Joshua Bloch said, none...

Am I sending spam?

Lincoln Spector has helped me in knowing about those bounced emails that pop-up in my inbox each day. None of these mails, that are actually stealth product promotions, were sent by me. The new trend is spamming is now to create sender addresses picked randomly off the same list from which recipient addresses are harvested....