Following claims that I’m an idiot, which I still believe is unfounded I decided to go and do a bit more research around Java, in particular the Java Community Process (JCP). Having read a bit about the announcement that Sun is open-sourcing their implementataion (welcome the OpenJDK) I clicked through to the JCP information. Well I clicked the link, what I got was:
|Network Error (tcp_error)
|A communication error occurred: “Operation timed out”
|The Web Server may be down, too busy, or experiencing other problems preventing it from responding to requests. You may wish to try again at a later time.
For assistance, contact your network support team
Try again…. oh, this time the same address works but there is the following message at the top of the screen:
jcp.org is currently experiencing some technical issues. Please be patient while we troubleshoot them.
Clearly this should be taken as no reflection of the fact that this is a community process?