Archive for November 2007

Some small pieces

There is a nice interview with Thomas Fitzsimmons about Fedora and IcedTea. LWN published my article about Piecing together free java.

Free your IPhone

Want some free java on your IPone? Robert Lougher posted some screenshots of JamVM and GNU Classpath running on it: Full war story on the JamVM forum.

One year ago – Java Liberation Day

November 13 2006 was Java Liberation Day. This brings back happy memories. On that day Sun acted and did not just make promises that one day they would release their java implementation as free software (something a lot of us GNU Classpath hackers didn’t believe would ever happen anymore – till that one day changed […]

Fedora 8 “Werewolf” and IcedTea

Fedora 8 is finally golden. Download it now! IcedTea is included, but only for the x86 and x86_64 architectures. GCJ is of course included for all architectures. The gcjwebplugin integration seems to just work out of the box. Also if you haven’t played with virtualization yet and want to really know what the hype about […]


Red Hat and Sun Collaborate to Advance Open Source Java Technology “Red Hat fully supports Sun‘s courageous decision to open source Java technology. After more than 10 years of continuous leadership, the Java technology ecosystem will enter an era of accelerated innovation and benefit from extreme pervasiveness on a wide range of environments,” said Sacha […]