Can Java just shoot me?

Knute Johnson knute at
Sat Nov 24 17:49:33 UTC 2007

>Chris G wrote:
>> [snip me not liking Java and you saying it's the way to do something]
>> OK, you have a case where Java is useful/necessary, that doesn't mean
>> that *many* (or even most) uses of Java in web applications are good
>> and necessary.
>> Fundamentally I don't think we disagree!  :-)
>I disagree.  Usable java is the way out of monopoly control of web 
>browsers (and hardware as well).  It's unfortunate that alternative 
>operating systems haven't worked to provide it.

It works on Windows, Linux and Solaris and Apple (more or less)  With 
Sun's version going open source I expect to see many more in the near 

Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...

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