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Hibernate is 72% crap

During a chat with Marshall, a JBoss Eclipse dev, we started talking about pack200, the (not new anymore) Java 5 Jar compressor. I was making the point that the Red Hat Developer Studio could loose a little fat now that it peaks at 500+Mb, or soon it would be as big as some Eclipse-based […]

Eclipse Public License Intercourse

The Eclipse Public License is a good license. Not the best but a good compromise. It is a copyleft license, similar in intent with the MPL and LGPL. It is written in such a way that a lawyer can get comfy with it. It is most likely a good reason why so many businesses are […]

May plug-ins RIP, hello plugins?

The 6th edition of the Shorter Oxford English dictionary is now available. One change that has been touted: many words now *do not* require hyphens anymore. I dropped by my local bookstore to grab a copy and checked. Hyphenation is something that always bugged me :-D. I was hoping it was time to say […]