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From "James Cook" <jimc...@iname.com>
Subject Re: Microsoft compiler
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2000 12:48:18 GMT
ROFL.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William McKenzie" <wsmckenz@cartewright.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>; <alfonso@malibunetworks.com>
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 7:25 PM
Subject: RE: Microsoft compiler


> Just FYI, microsoft's lack of continued development on j++ is strictly a
> legal issue.  Sun refuses to allow them to include the microsoft extensions
> necessary to use COM objects (without which J++ is rather lame).
> 
> ~Bill
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: alfonso@rabies.malibunetworks.com
> [mailto:alfonso@rabies.malibunetworks.com]On Behalf Of Alfonso Urdaneta
> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 1:11 PM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Microsoft compiler
> 
> 
> Alan Gerhard wrote:
> 
> > but then there's - J++ supports only java 1.1.8.
> > Last I heard , MS has done nothing with J++ (publicly) for over
> > 18 months - it appears to be a dead product.
> 
> That is actually quite sad, because the MS compiler and jvm were fast as
> hell, but then they weren't allowed to continue work because they were
> getting sued (rightly) for perveting the intent of Java.
> 
> My predictions are that
> 
> 1.  At JavaOne next year microsoft will release a compiler and runtime
> that
>    is compliant, and faster than anything in the universe
> 
> or
> 
> 2.  Microsoft will drop the product completely because it does nothing
> to
>     ensure that people are forced to develop on and for the Windows
> platform.
> 
> Alfonso.
> --
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> "Time flies like the wind, but fruit flies like bananas"
> 
> 


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