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RE[6]: Comment by shmerl
by JAlexoid on Fri 21st Dec 2012 00:57 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by shmerl"
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You meant Java has no unsigned integers, or any unsigned numeric type.

Were Java an open standard at that time, Sun could not have sued for J++, and we would have a Windows dialect of Java, which would probably be backported to the main standard by open source hobbyists. But since Java was never an open standard (until maybe C# got pretty big), they closed it down from MS's use.

It wasn't due to Java not being an open standard. The issue was Microsoft's breach of contract with Sun.

And it wasn't J++, it was Microsoft's Java. J++ was a result of that legal dispute.

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