Could Python supplant Java?

James J. Besemer jb at
Thu Aug 22 03:18:00 CEST 2002

"James J. Besemer" wrote:

> If you go back far enough in time (with the notable and noble exception of
> Linux and some Unix), the vast majority of commercial operating systems were
> sold stripped down with all aplications and development tools costing extra.

Actually, in many cases you also had multiple OSs to choose from (priced
separately) and you could even buy a computer without any OS at all.


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