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RE: OT: Common Language Runtime for BSD/Unix/Linux/OS X/etc
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: OT: Common Language Runtime for BSD/Unix/Linux/OS X/etc
- From: "Robert Collins" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 17:39:30 +1100
- Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Thread-Topic: OT: Common Language Runtime for BSD/Unix/Linux/OS X/etc
> > You're thinking "write once, run anywhere" where what the
> respondent below
> > was talking about is "write once, compile on any platform."
> I know. Platform independent VM code is supposed to be the "killer
> app" aspect of Java. Portable source code is a very, very different
> thing which has been around a long time.
> Crist J. Clark email@example.com
I find it ironicthat Microsoft's first steps with Java were to propose
MS Windows only 'extensions', destroying the 'killer-app' benefits of
Java on Windows.
This from a company that can't even get 100% source code portability
between _its own OS's_.
And now they propose C#? hmmmm