OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21

Dr Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Fri Apr 29 01:06:49 UTC 2011

On 28 April 2011 12:27, Simon Phipps <simon at> wrote:
> On 28 Apr 2011, at 11:48, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 06:56 -0300, Fernando Cassia wrote:
>>> The FSF has repeatedly refused to take down RMS´ anti-java rant "the
>>> java trap" article even while it has been renedered obsolete years
>>> ago, the moment Sun Microsystems decided to release Java SE as Free
>>> Software.
>> As far as I know the FSF celebrated that release:
>> And explained the Java Trap is no more by adding a giant "Headnote" to
>> their old article explaining that "the Java language as such is no
>> longer a trap":
> Indeed, I have a video of RMS asserting that the Java Trap no longer applies to Java - see to view it.
> S.

On the subject of videos and FOSDEM, I've finally found time to start
sorting out the recordings from FOSDEM 2011.

You can now get Simon's talk from the Free Java event, "Lessons Open
Sourcing Java Taught Me", which included discussion on the governance
board, at the following URL:

Andrew :-)

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