Should we trust .NET? (was Re: PHP vs. Python/comp.lang.php?)

DeepBlue DeepBlue at DeepBlue.org
Wed Nov 28 16:30:34 CET 2001


"Jonathan Gardner" <jgardn at alumni.washington.edu> wrote in message
news:mailman.1006958441.30706.python-list at python.org...
> Ken Seehof wrote:
> > >
> > > more. True, I think .NET is cool - but I'll only use it if MS keeps it
> > > promise and ports it too Linux and such.
> >
> > Odds of MS keeping any promises of this kind: 0.027%
> >
> > It has never been in MS's best interest to be compatible with the rest
of
> > the
> > computing world.
> >
>
> Look at Visual C++. Portability? Compatability? Ha.
>
> Look what they did to Java, HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript.
>
What did they do to Java, HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript?

> Microsoft is in the business of making money, not software.
>
Is Sun and Netscape any different?
DeepBlue





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