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Monthly Archives: November 2004

Free Java Summit

I’ve had a full week and didn’t manage to find a minute to write about the Free Java Summit, which was about a week ago. I thought it was fairly successful. There were a number of good talks. For me the most interesting ones were about the Jupiter VM and about JikesRVM, which is really […]


There’s been some talk about arch and other VC systems lately. I’m not really too interested in going over all the details via a blog entry; we should probably set up a version-control-flame-fest mailing list or panel at some conference for that sort of thing. But, I did want to put in a few good […]

Eclipse News

Some of my Eclipse wish-list items got crossed off this week: As Anthony writes, you can download the the ChangeLog plugin. This plugin makes it much easier to hack on GNU Classpath in Eclipse. There’s now a bugzilla plugin for Eclipse. It is still a work-in-progress but at least seems to let you integrate queries […]

The Incredibles

Lives up to its name. I loved it.

Eclipse and the Free World

Dave Orme’s blog on Eclipse and gcj came at a funny time. We’ve really solidified parts of gcj recently, so compiling SWT and Eclipse is basically trivial now. Also, I recently made a list of projects that would help integrate Eclipse better into the free software world. I’ve been meaning to propose this as a […]

gcj and Eclipse

This week I’ve been working on the new gcj binary compatibility code some more. This is looking pretty solid now, so I thought I’d write a little tutorial on compiling a random Java application. If you want to do this, you will need to check out the BC branch and build it. We’re planning to […]