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Subject: Open Source Leaders Take the Stage of EclipseCon 2004, Feb. 2-6, Anaheim
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 18:59:28 -0700
Greetings Software Professional,

Open source community leaders including Michael Tiemann, CTO of Red 
Hat, Grady Booch of IBM Rational, Erich Gamma of the Eclipse Java Dev 
Tools project, Gregor Kiczales of the University of B.C., and John Wiegand 
of the Eclipse Platform project, head a lineup of speakers slated for 
EclipseCon 2004, a new technical conference organized by the Eclipse 
open source consortium.

Scheduled for Feb. 2-6, 2004 in Anaheim, Calif., EclipseCon is being 
produced and managed by the Object Management Group, an Eclipse 
consortium member and business partner. Sponsors to date include 
Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM Rational Software, SAP, Catalyst Systems 
Corp., ETRI, INNOOPRACT, Intel Corp., MKS Inc., Scapa Technologies, and 
SlickEdit Inc.

The event is targeted to developers, software architects, technical 
managers, systems integrators, thought leaders and other software 
development tools producers and consumers using or interested in learning about 
Eclipse technology.

Attendees will learn about the culture of open tools, why and how the 
Eclipse technology evolved, the drive behind the rapid open platform 
development process, and how Eclipse applies to a broad range of computer 

To learn more about the conference and to register, visit: or call 781-444-0404 for more information.

Since the inception of Eclipse in 2001, over 175 vendors and hundreds 
of open source projects have committed to Eclipse. The Eclipse Web site 
registers 10,000 Eclipse Platform download request per day and has 
delivered over 90 terabytes of data since its inception.

We hope to see you at the event!


The EclipseCon Conference Committee