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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [wanna laught?] Microsoft invented XML
Date Tue, 16 May 2000 12:30:57 GMT
rubys@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> Niclas Hadhman wrote:
> >
> > Write-Once-Run-Everywhere is THE THING, and anyone who doesn't get that,
> > should go back and hack C++ on  a dozen Unices.
> 
> I agree.
> 
> However, I for one don't buy into the dire consequences that many predict
> would occur if Java were open sourced.  Nor do I believe that open source
> is quite the panacea that some would seem to believe.

I agree, anarchy != freedom
 
> But I do believe that Java would be available more places, and the JDKs
> themselves would have a few less bugs, if the JDK itself was open source.
> In my mind, these are the two biggest impediments to "WORA".

And I heard some rumors floating around that say JavaONE keynote will
present big surprises on this...

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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