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From Andrew Stitcher <astitc...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Draft Interop Testing Spec - Please Read
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2007 10:00:02 GMT
On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 09:10 +0000, Robert Greig wrote:
> On 13/03/07, Andrew Stitcher <astitcher@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > One thing worth noting is that Java is much less common on Linux than
> > either Python or Ruby, as the licensing made it hard to ship the Sun
> > implementation. Whereas there are very good implementations of both
> > Python and Ruby for Windows.
> 
> I don't understand this point.
> 
> Java is freely available on linux for download although it isn't
> included on distros. Python and Ruby are freely available on Windows
> although they aren't included in the installation by default (i.e. are
> not shipped by Microsoft). Is this not the same situation?
> 
> I don't really have an opinion on which language the controller should
> be written in.
> 

Uhm, You're probably correct there - I guess what I'm really saying is
that I'd just prefer it that way for (my) convenience when developing
the C++ broker, as not needing java would be one less thing to worry
about!

Andrew



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