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    Bottoms Up

    Thursday, September 22, 2005 - 22:35 by Mike Milinkovich
    The past two days have been both busy and exciting. Today was the Eclipse Members meeting. Yesterday I was in the Board meeting while Ian Skerrett and Skip McGaughey were leading the new members meeting and the Eclipse marketing symposium. The marketing symposium was definitely a big hit with the...
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    Welcome Aboard

    Tuesday, September 6, 2005 - 13:20 by Mike Milinkovich
    We’ve had two new people start working at the Eclipse Foundation this week. First is Matt Ward, who in Denis’ words, has “…joined the ranks of co-webmaster/sysadmin/person_to_blame at the Foundation…. Matt comes to us with strong UNIX skills, a great attitude and an impressive beard.” I can definitely vouch for...
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    EclipseWorld Wrap-up

    Thursday, September 1, 2005 - 17:13 by Mike Milinkovich
    Just back from EclipseWorld in New York. I think BZ Media did a great job putting together the first Eclipse-specific conference in North America other than EclipseCon. (In Europe, iX has been running for two years.) The program was interesting and the turnout exceeded their expectations. For me, a big...
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    Split? No way, we just got started

    Wednesday, August 31, 2005 - 08:51 by Mike Milinkovich
    I think that Gunnar’s posting results from a misunderstanding of the word “branch”. This may be the result of a poor translation in the German article. But I can’t read German so I can’t tell the source of confusion for sure. Eclipse is not being split up. “Branch” in the...
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    Compare and Contrast

    Tuesday, August 16, 2005 - 16:05 by Mike Milinkovich
    This week I read two articles which really got me thinking about the value of an agile and community-based development processes. The first was the fact that roughly six weeks after shipping Eclipse 3.1, Eclipse 3.2 M1 is already available. And it is not just a token release. There are...
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    Eclipse News Portals

    Tuesday, August 16, 2005 - 09:12 by Mike Milinkovich
    I am back from vacation and dealing with the inevitable mound of emails. Sometimes I wonder if vacations are, in fact, worth the agony of returning to work The past few months have been fascinating in terms of watching the sudden explosion in Eclipse-focused web portals and news sources. I...
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    Real close now…

    Saturday, August 6, 2005 - 19:10 by Mike Milinkovich
    So the Eclipse 3.1 download meter is currently at 994,930. Are there 5,070 people out there who are going to download on a Saturday night? I will check it again at midnight to see which day counts as the end of the challenge. All you folks out there who pledged...