Sometimes your day doesn’t start well. Here is what I found in my inbox today:
“Thank you for applying to the JSR 270 Expert Group. I’m sorry that it’s
taken me so long to reply, but due to the flood of interest in this JSR
it took quite a while to sort through all the nominations.
Your nomination was one of the stronger ones, but I heard from some folks
in our Swing team that you’ll be an intern with us this summer, and I’m
afraid that disqualifies you from membership in the JSR 270 EG.
I look forward to your contributions to Mustang!
– Mark Reinhold, J2SE Chief Engineer & JSR 270 Spec Lead”
Needless to say that I’m a bit disappointed. I can’t wait for my internship to begin now!