[CentOS] bug submission justified for distribution of obsolete java software?
giles at coochey.net
Tue Jan 10 16:17:44 UTC 2012
On Tue, January 10, 2012 17:15, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 8:47 AM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> One *could* argue that Java is a bug, being a) so error-prone, b) so
>> vulnerable to attack, and c) so huge and slow, and shouldn't be
> But you'd be wrong on all counts. I'd argue the opposite - that you
> should only be allowed to use languages that work across CPU types and
> OS's so as to never be locked into a monopolistic single vendor.
So if I were to develop a CPU type and/or OS that didn't support Java then
you would lock yourself out of the very language you appear to advocate?
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