I've stopped using a chair in my office for over three months now. I've been standing to work instead. The first week was hell, but after that I got used to it. I started the experiment by placing a piece of old countertop on top of a cardboard box on top of my desk. Once I found a height I was comfortable with, I decided to invest in new furniture. Last weekend we drove to Ikea near Detroit and I bought the pieces to put together my new setup.
The manuscript for our OSGi and Equinox book has been updated on Safari. The manuscript is now in the hands of the publisher and is due to be on shelves at the start of 2010. Too late for Christmas, but not for EclipseCon.