Could Python supplant Java?

T. Max Devlin tmax at
Wed Aug 21 14:26:50 CEST 2002

In, I heard GreyCloud say:
>"T. Max Devlin" wrote:
>> In, I heard asj say:
>> >You have GOT to do better than that <g>
>> >
>> >java on the desktop was never that much of a priority for sun beyond the
>> >initial hype (unfortunately)...they're a server hardware company, and
>> >it's on that end that java is flourishing.
>> >
>> >today, java is also swamping the small device arena, its original target
>> >environment.
>> >
>> >lurker's guide to j2me:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >microsoft monopoly? i suggest posting to comp.os.linux.advocacy.
>> Don't bother.  They have a serious denial-of-reality problem when it comes to
>> the Microsoft monopoly.  As far as they are concerned, there is no 'monopoly',
>> it's just that everybody is stupid.
>That's the problem going on over there now.  A lot of them
>are now denying the monopoly.  A never ending comedy with
>sewer_clown leading the pack.

I was referring to the Linux advocates, not the wintrolls. ;-/

T. Max Devlin
  *** The best way to convince another is
          to state your case moderately and
             accurately.   - Benjamin Franklin ***

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