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RIA Platforms and Open Source

Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Nandini Ramani, Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group, Sun Microsystems
James Ward, Technical Evangelist, Adobe Systems

Track: Web Applications (client-side and server-side)
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 1:45pm - 3:20pm
Location: Portland 252

Sun, Microsoft, and Adobe have unveiled Rich Internet Application platforms with a mixture of web and desktop technologies. Each has some open source component or approach. The three vendors will demo their wares, then we'll sit down with a panel discussion (with lots of your questions) to figure out how they see open source and whether any of their work is useful to the open source community.