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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [ajug] Java Open-Sourced
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 01:12:30 GMT
John O'Hara wrote:
> It's outstanding.  Java unleashed (for all practical purposes).
> Bound to have long term repercussions in open source projects, for 
> operating
> systems, for C++ (damages it, probably), and for Open Office and Gnome --
> after all, why use Mono, which is probably tainted in some way, now 
> you can
> use Java?????
Agree mono is now dead.
> Gnome was, as I understand it, on the verge of incorporating Mono to 
> get a
> nicer programming environment. Gnome with an embedded JVM, given that 
> Java
> is no longer a slouch, would would be better than Mono, imho.
> This also is interesting for Virtualisation -- because an unfettered JVM
> running directly on Xen could give POSIX a run for its money in the 
> fullness
> of time.
not sure, I think vert and JVM lines will blur very quickly and the on 
platforms where
posix is making massive strides, the JVM will be able to get to these 
advances in the years
to come. I expect the first step might be a JVM run as a DomU in the 
near future.


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