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

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 05:25:31 UTC 2012

On Jan 11, 2012, at 9:45 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

I hear what your saying but corporate greed will always trump r

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