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[REBOL] Re: oss revisited (briefly!)

From: david:feugey:eqrd at: 13-Feb-2004 18:20

Petr Krenzelok a =E9crit :
> Joel Neely napsal(a): > 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 ... >
I dont think so... Certified implementations all support the same API and functions. The problem with Java is that sometimes you must make things in an "unportable" way (file access is still a good example). Now that Java is big big big (compared to the 1.0.2 version I was working with) there are probably many more portability issues. Bye, David