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[REBOL] Re: oss revisited (briefly!)

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 13-Feb-2004 17:16

Joel Neely napsal(a):
>Having a definitive specification makes it possible to learn more >efficiently then trial-and-error or ask-somebody-when-stumped, and >also makes it possible to distinguish implementation defects (bugs) >from cases of I-didn't-understand-that-feature. >
Yes, but I also wonder WHO of us uses Java productively? Because, last time I talked to Cyphre - who did some game in Java for his company, complained about how BAD acutally compatibility is, and wonders if SUN cares about QA assurance, as it does not seems to be so. According to him it looks more like each cell phone company implements functions by themselves, not by porting some standard code. So I think even with Java it will not be so all-works-as-expected, although I understand your point in regards to rebol ... -pekr-