Our goal has always been to foster industry participation in the usage and development of the Java technology, while preserving a unified platform. The new model achieves that balance while opening participation to anyone and enabling collaboration among the participants. This guarantees far more rapid innovation than ever before possible.
All the feedback and participation has been great thus far. As the survey continues, I wanted to share some of the suggestions that people have made regarding the top-requested applications. They have been both impressive and helpful.
It's a fairly robust auction. The 46-odd percent is significantly more robust than average participation rate for last three three-year note auctions. Clearly, this continues to indicate there is fairly good overseas investor participation.
The key issue (in trial participation) is informed consent so people know what they're getting into. Desperate people will go wherever hope is to be had, so it's important researchers know the benefits (of trials) are worth the risks to keep them safe.
Right now we're not going to cut anything back, because the schedules are already set. Sports participation is an important part of the whole educational concept, and if you don't have extracurricular things to do, some kids just don't make it.
We will comply with the consent decree because it is the legal thing to do. We will increase the participation of women, African Americans, Latinos and Hispanics in our graduate assistance programs because it is the right thing to do.