[OT] Threads, inelegance, and Java

Aaron Lehmann (aaronl@vitelus.com)
Wed, 20 Jun 2001 04:25:44 -0700

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 09:00:47AM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Just the fact that some people use Java (or any other language) does
> not mean, that they don't care about "performance, system-design or
> any elegance whatsoever" [2].

However, the very concept of Java encourages not caring about
"performance, system-design or any elegance whatsoever". If you cared
about any of those things you would compile to native code (it exists
for a reason). Need run-anywhere support? Distribute sources instead.
Once they are compiled they won't need to be reinterpreted on every
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