WinInfo subscriber Rick Ross started something called the Java Lobby, a grass roots group of Java developers and supporters who want a voice of their own, separate from Sun and Microsoft, and who want to see "write once, run anywhere" become a reality. People are really starting to tell each other, and now almost 1,000 developers have joined, making the Java Lobby the largest group of independent Java developers on the planet.

You can find the Java Lobby on the Web. If you're interested in the future of Java, I suggest you take a look