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[REBOL] Re: What's native?

From: hallvard:ystad:oops-as:no at: 22-Jun-2004 19:52

Dixit Gabriele Santilli (17.14 22.06.2004):
>EOC> I wonder why Eclipse/SWT became so popular if native-like apps are not a >EOC> factor? Doesn't Java provide its own built-in GUI libraries (Swing, etc.)? > >Because the Java ones just suck? :)
I don't think that's why. In fact, I don't think they suck, they're pretty good, from both user and developer perspective. The problem is that Java is a dinosaur. It's too big, it's too slow. You can have dinner while waiting for a java program to show up with a GUI. HY