[linux-elitists] RE: [offlist] RE: Connection refused (was: RE: mynetworks = 192.168.1.0/* ?) (fwd)

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Tue Sep 17 11:58:48 PDT 2002


begin  Justin F. Knotzke  quotation:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 11:42:11AM -0700, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> > begin  Justin F. Knotzke  quotation:
> > > > http://sakima.ivy.net/~carton/academia/java_languageoftomorrow.html
> > > > > If Java was designed to be portable, why is it so much
> > > > > easier to port C programs to different Unixes than it is to
> > > > > port Java programs to Java Runtime Environments on different
> > > > > Unixes? 
> > > 
> > > 	The thing is, Freenet runs on more then just Unix.
> > 
> > 	So does Python.
> 
> 	Which makes the original argument moot.

The original argument being that Java does *not* reliably run on
multiple OSes.  Thanks to Shawn for pointing out that Freenet doesn't
*even* run on Unix.

Read that whole paper sometime.  It's a damn fine read.



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