[jdom-interest] JavaOne presentations (flame)
mike.bosch at benefitpoint.com
Mon Feb 11 13:55:33 PST 2002
Which in addition you get the "privilege" of paying ~$2000 to go and listen
to corporate advertising.
Count me out on the conference unless one of our vendors gets me in.
From: Bradley S. Huffman [mailto:hip at a.cs.okstate.edu]
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 1:09 PM
To: jdom-interest at jdom.org
Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] JavaOne presentations (flame)
What do you expect when they are the head rats in charge of the cheese. I
think for your talk you should dye your hair pink and wear a t-shirt that
says "Large coporate advertising disguised as a conference still sucks!"
Jason Hunter writes:
> Frank Sauer wrote:
> > Wow, do you work for SUN now? How in the world did you get in
> > in the first place? I wish I had to deal with the slide nazis but I have
> > to meet the first non-SUN JavaOne speaker. Just venting, let's all vent
> Ha! Good question. The talk actually wasn't accepted at first. And
> you're right, JavaOne is notorious for having dozens of talks about
> Sun's favorite new technology (ie JSP taglibs) and missing out on whole
> swaths of interesting other technologies (ie Apache Velocity). Last
> year there were at least a dozen JAXP talks. As if you couldn't
> understand all of JAXP in one short talk. And JDOM was left as an
> alternate talk. This year I had to do a little lobbying after the
> initial refusal. I think it helped that JDOM was a JSR and that I'm
> Apache's representative to the JCP Executive Committee.
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