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From Dale Erwin <d...@casaerwin.org>
Subject Re: Rewrite AOO in JAVA
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2012 01:02:25 GMT
Seems to me that with a code base as large as that of AOO, an 
interpreted language would make it even slower than it is, and it's no 
speed demon now.  I know Java is not a slow as other interpreted 
languages, but still...

Dale Erwin
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On 8/31/2012 1:53 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 7:32 AM, Niall  Martin
> <niallandjenny@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>> I would have thought the developers would be cautious on this one. Many security
experts seem to
>> regard Java as dangerously buggy.
>
> Oh for God´s sake. Lots of software has "critical" security updates
> during its lifetime... Including the Linux kernel. Microsoft´s own
> .Net has "critical security updates" every "patch tuesday" yet I don´t
> see the same level of paranoia and Reuters advising people to
> "uninstall .Net". Yet, Java always get the scaremongering. It´s no
> surprise, really, since Microsoft has been hard at work to derail Java
> since its inception (see "operation Sunblock", 1997)
> http://t.co/uzHhWGop
>
> In fact, the latest security scare was with regards to Java usage on
> web browsers (java plug-in), not Java used for desktop apps.
>
> And for the record, it´s been fixed yesterday with the release of Java
> 7 update 7.
> There´s even Java 7u7 OpenJDK builds for OSX too...
>
> Sheesh...
> FC




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