Several people have noted that the blogs.sun.com team won a Sun award that seems to be kind of a big deal. There’s a problem: while the other folks on the “team” (Simon, Hoffie, Will, Danese, P@, Dave) are outstanding, we are like maybe 5% of this story, max. There was Jonathan who said “do it” (not knowing at that point that he had blogging talent), then there was Dave Edmondson who deployed PlanetPlanet to make PlanetSun, then there are three lawyers you never heard of—Steve Schulman, Damien Eastwood, and Dave Farrell—who helped us figure out how to do this without getting ourselves or the company busted. James Todd did a bunch of internal work before it all started that gave us some credibility. John Fowler and Juan Carlos Soto managed Simon and me and gave us nothing but support. Add those people in, and you have 10% of the credit. The other 90% belongs to the thousand-plus people here who rose to the challenge and joined the conversation: engineering poets, marketing hackers and well, yes, some complete raving loonies, and their dogs. Just go here and search for the word “background”. Enough said; more than enough.


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