[semi OT]: Smartphones and Python?

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Thu Feb 16 16:30:36 CET 2012

On Feb 16, 2012 10:25 AM, "Michael Torrie" <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/16/2012 07:53 AM, 88888 Dihedral wrote:
> > The law suites of JAVA Vitrtual Machine from Oracle
> > are famous now. But in 201X the JVM patents will be
> > expired, thus it is not very urgent to chunk out a new jython now.
Anyway just write codes that can be maintained and  ported to other
languages and platforms
> > easily.
> Umm what does this have to do with anything?
> You claimed Jython is or will be available on Android. It's not and
> Jython isn't being ported to Dalvik and it has nothing to do with
> patents.  Android might use java a language, but the virtual machines
> are very different.  And no expired patents are going to change that
> fact.  Android simply isn't going to run the JVM anytime soon.
> --

I believe the general consensus is that 88888 is a bot. it makes lots of
posts that mention key words from the thread its replying to but don't
actually mean anything.
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