Jeff Sexton

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Oracle Creates it's First Java Bug

Image representing Oracle Corporation as depic...Image via CrunchBase
"Regression: With Java 1.6.0_21, the ("\\StringFileInfo\\%04x%04x\\CompanyName") has changed in the java.exe and javaw.exe programs from "Sun Microsystems, Inc" to "Oracle".
"This causes a severe regression for programs that need to identify the Sun/Oracle HostSpot VM such that they know whether the "-XX:MaxPermSize" argument needs to be used or not." 

Ha! Classic......

Enhanced by Zemanta

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Stock drop sharply as Bernanke stunningly fails to say he can predict the future!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


"One person was killed and another critically injured in a crash on Highway 99W, just west of downtown Newberg Monday night.

"The critically injured patient was flown in a LifeFlight helicopter to a Portland-area hospital for treatment. The other victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said."

I'm starting to think I never want to go to the Oregon coast again.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Judy Meredith, 1945-2010

Judith Ann Meredith was born Judith Ann Hasse in Spokane, Washington, Oct. 12 1945.

As a teen she was helped along by my Grandparents, Everett and Veda Sexton, in Cour d'Alene Idaho. She meet my father Gene Sexton and they were married in 1963. I was born in 1964 and the family moved to Portland. A few years later my brothers Tim and Stephen came along.

Things were not always easy or simple for my Mother in the decades after my parents divorced. She was married two further times, and suffered from health issues, some serious. But she was caring and thoughtful, and always did what she could for others, even when things were not going well for herself. She loved animals, family, children, and the ocean. She also enjoyed ink drawing and was always reading. Most of all she should be remembered as a person that was by nature ever at the ready to help all those to whom the world was unkind.

It was not always easy, but there were a great many good years, dear memories and many good friends along her way.

The end was a moment of violence; instantaneous and random. Left behind are our thoughts, a few possessions, objects now without context, and a twisted heap of scrap that was once an automobile. The human condition prevents us from ever understanding what has happened. The facts of the matter are of little use. There is no real way to come to grips with the void a person leaves behind when they are gone forever. We are simply left with it. As it is. There is no explanation.

Life is fragile and brief, there is not one day free to be wasted, and not one hope we are not under the strongest force of obligation to pursue, with all the strength we can find.

Thank you Mom, for everything. Finally rest in peace.

3D modeling Advertising Air Canada Airline Alfa Romeo Spider Touring Gran Sport Analog signal Android Anomalies and Alternative Science Apache Apollo Astoria Asus Augmented reality Aurora Famous Fighters auto-awesome Automobile Autos Backups Barack Obama Batman Battery Beards Beer Bell System Berkshire Hathaway Bigfoot Bird Food Bird Toys Birds Birthdays Blogger Books Build Management Business and Economy Business Process Execution Language Byte-order mark Canadian Carrot Cats Christmas Civil Defense CNN Cockatiels Collections Crows Dear Jane Debian Diabetes Digital Living Network Alliance Digital television Disney Doll House Dow Jones Industrial Average Duesenburg SJ Roadster Durham University E-mail address ebauche Economics EJB Energy development Enterprise JavaBean ESP Facebook Fedora Filesharing Finance Ford Fossil fuel Garfield James Abram Garfield Minus Garfield Glassfish Global warming Golden Arches Goofy Google Google Buzz Google Docs Google Lively Google Photos Google Reader Google Wave Google+ Greenhouse gas Half-Life 2 Helbros High-definition television History Hybrid electric vehicle IBM Inner city Instagram Insulin Investing Irony J.C. Penny Jane Austen Java Java Architecture for XML Binding JDBC Jeff's! Jim Davis joe the plumber John McCain Karma Kay Thompson Kermit the Frog Kids and Teens LA Auto Show Larry King Laser Logging Lowry Sexton Mark Cuban Market trends McDonald Meier and Frank Microsoft Microsoft Windows Models Monkey monsters Moon MOUNT HOOD Music Music industry Muxtape MySQL NetBeans Netflix Nintendo Nissan Cube Norm Coleman Nuclear fallout Nuclear warfare Office Depot Open ESB Oracle Corporation Pacific Ocean Packard Boattail Pearl District Pearl District Portland Oregon Philip K Dick photography PlayStation 3 Pocher Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Politics Portal Portland Portland Development Commission Presidents Pride and Prejudice Programming Projects Radio Recipes Recording Industry Association of America Renewable energy RIAA Robot Chicken Rock-paper-scissors Sarcasm SATA Science fiction film Serbia Service-oriented architecture Shopping Slide Rule Social Security Social Studies Society6 Spirit of St. Louis SQL Stanford Hospital Star Wars Starbucks Stock market Strip search Sun Microsystems T-Mobile Tablet TechCrunch Technical ThinkGeek Toaster Total Recall Transportation Security Administration Unicode United States United States Department of Homeland Security Universal Plug and Play Unknown Primates USB Vegetable garden Video game Vintage Images Vintage Vintage! Virtual world Volvo C70 Wall Street Warren Buffett watches We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Web service Web Services Description Language Wii Windows 7 Windows Phone 7 Windows Vista Windows XP X-Files X-ray vision XML XML Schema YouTube Yugo Zima