What is Goal of Java Grande Forum?
Java has potential to be a better environment for “Grande application development” than any previous languages such as Fortran and C++
The Forum Goal is to develop community consensus and recommendations for either changes to Java or establishment of standards (frameworks) for “Grande” libraries and services
These Language changes or frameworks are designed to realize “best ever Grande programming environment”
First Meeting Mar 1 Palo Alto at Java 98 -- 200 Attendees set Agenda -- 30 permanent people and further meetings May 9-10, Aug 6-7
Public Discussion SC98 Orlando November 13 (3 hour panel with some 250 attendees) where we released our first report (54 pages on web site)
- Recently two key meetings with Sun at Burlington and Palo Alto