[CentOS] bug submission justified for distribution of obsolete java software?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 02:45:11 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> You mean like Oracle?

No, I meant like Intel or an OS that only runs on one or a few CPU
types, or a language that only runs on one OS.  Aside from the
constraints/control the associated vendor might impose you lock
yourself out of an easy move to any new alternatives that might come
along or consolidation of apps on the platform of your choice.

  Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com

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