Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Oct 2006 21:05 UTC, submitted by wuda
Java Demonstrating a perhaps more aggressive path than anticipated, Sun Microsystems is set to announce the open-sourcing of the core Java platform within 30 to 60 days, Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz said at the Oracle OpenWorld conference on Wednesday morning.
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SlackerJack
Member since:
2005-11-12

"Although Java was never as popular on the Desktop as it is on Servers, I am sure you have heard about both Azureus and Limewire."

Yes, they are both bloatware and slow, just like all Java apps. Give me a mono equivalent any day.

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ahmetaa Member since:
2005-07-06

sure you have no clue what you are talking about.

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someone Member since:
2006-01-12

"Although Java was never as popular on the Desktop as it is on Servers, I am sure you have heard about both Azureus and Limewire."

Yes, they are both bloatware and slow, just like all Java apps. Give me a mono equivalent any day.


So that they may work reasonably well on Gnome, work slowly on KDE and look awful on OS X (not to mention having to run on X11) and Window (I can't believe I am saying this, but both SWT and Swing will beat GTK any day when it comes to Win32 support).

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someone Member since:
2006-01-12

Yes, they are both bloatware and slow, just like all Java apps. Give me a mono equivalent any day.

I doubt Mono will run any better on your memory constrained machine...

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