Wednesday – 10:30-12:00
Convention Ctr - Exhibit Hall 4B

Resolved: Objects Have Failed (Part 1 of 2)

Moderator: Martine Devos
Avaya Labs

Arguing for: Richard P. Gabriel
Sun Microsystems

Brian Foote
The Refactory, Inc.

Arguing against: Guy L. Steele Jr.
Sun Microsystems

James Noble
Victoria University of Wellington, NZ

Two opposing teams will conduct a formal debate addressing the resolution "Objects Have Failed".

Attendee background

Participants should have a general familiarity with object technology, and an interest in its past, present, and future.


This will be a true, formal debate, with two opposing teams, moderation, and formal rules.