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Stars Come Out and Shine

by Derrick Story
07/09/2003

State of the Onion

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Larry Wall delivered his "State of the Onion" address on Tuesday night. There were plenty of jokes and a nice overview of Perl 6, too.

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White Camel Award

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Robert Spier (left) receives a White Camel Award for his dedicated service.

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State of the Snake

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Guido van Rossum delivered his "State of the Snake" address on Tuesday night. He discussed some of the upcoming changes to Python . . . he just wasn't too sure when they would be ready for prime time.

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Full Concentration

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There's much to absorb and contemplate at OSCON. Fortunately, many have their laptops with them to store, retrieve, and organize the information.

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OSCON Program Chair

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Nat Torkington once again served as OSCON program chair. He also introduced each of the speakers during Tuesday night's "States of the Union."

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Tim on the Paradigm Shift

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Tim O'Reilly was first at bat on Wednesday morning with his keynote address, "The Open Source Paradigm Shift," where he stated, "One of the greatest challenges for open source is to understand and adapt the paradigm shift implicit in network computing."

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Paul Buck on Eclipse

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Paul Buck's keynote provided an Eclipse update, including IBM's participation in eclipse.org and open source in general.

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Favorite Give Away

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Developer's Library (developers-library.com) provided one of the most popular give aways on Wednesday morning with the opening of the Expo.

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Juggling Act

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And what exactly can you do with the Developer's Library give away? Juggle, of course!

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Open Office Demo

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In the Sun booth (sun.com), visitors could learn about Open Office, GNOME, Grid Engine, JXTA, NetBeans, and Mozilla.

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Apple Developer Connection

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Besides providing all the beautiful equipment in the Rendezvous Lounge, Apple Developer Connection (apple.com/developer) was available to talk about its open source efforts and the opportunites for developers.

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Separated at Birth?

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In the Jabber Software Foundation booth (jabber.org), appearances can be deceiving, but one thing is certain . . . OSCON rules!

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Microsoft to Go

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Wednesday lunch was sponsored by Microsoft (microsoft.com), which provided a choice of tuna, chicken, and vegetarian sandwiches. The meal was enjoyed by users of all platforms.

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