Linked by Andrew Youll on Sun 10th Jul 2005 09:13 UTC
Java Stephen Shakland of CNET News.com has done an interview recently, with James Gosling about his views on the languages future and the development of the language.
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Milo_Hoffman
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2005-07-06

>Java is fit to implode soon.

Oh please...great wise one, tell us what is going to replace it?

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nberardi Member since:
2005-07-10

I think most of what is helping Java is also hindering it. It took Microsoft comming out with an simular language with features programmers were asking for in order for Java to enter them in. Then Java goes and pulls a Netscape by jumping versions from 1.4 to 5.0. These tricks always speak of a desperate attempt. Netscape did it 2-3 years ago to get there version past Microsoft's, now they are up to 8.0 or 9.0. Next I bet Java starts releasing beta versions of it's software in complete versions too. It is dying, but some people just don't see it because they are too close to the thing.

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stare Member since:
2005-07-06

> great wise one, tell us what is going to replace it?

Parrot.

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>Oh please...great wise one, tell us what is going to replace it?

Lisp.

Or maybe Scheme, O'Caml, Haskell, Python, Perl ...

There are plenty of other languages out there that are better than Java and CO.

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