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Statically typed? WTF man. If Chuck Norris decides a string is a Date, then _IT'S A FUCKING DATE_. Also, exceptions are not just thrown, they are kicked and punched also. This makes the language pretty safe alone.
Lauren Weinstein writes "CBS has chosen to block Web comments about Senator Barack Obama — and only him, they're reportedly not blocking comments regarding other candidates — due to the volume of racial and other ugly remarks in an apparently unmoderated forum... http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/000232.html — Lauren —"
greenhorn writes "Sun has just announced JavaFX to simplify and speed the creation and deployment of high-impact content for a wide range of devices, from desktop to mobile device to set-top box to Blu-ray Disc. It is actually what many have been expecting with the F3 programming language from Chris Oliver..."