OT: Language for the ages
gilcarrick at comcast.net
Sun Oct 16 20:55:17 CDT 2005
> >> Proprietary to a single vendor.
> > Well the syntax is... but I don't think that's necessarily
> a bad thing
> > (as otherwise there'd be a bazillion ways of doing any one
> thing and
> > we'd end up with C++ :-)
> > Far as I recall the bytecode spec is freely available though, so
> > anyone can write a compiler, VM, native compiler, or other utility.
> Indeed, IBM has two brands of Java.
Tell it to Microsoft.
> Peace... Sridhar
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