OT - Re: GPL Java

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Nov 10 09:55:48 MST 2006


Michael L Torrie wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 23:23 -0700, Shane Hathaway wrote:
>> Bryan Sant wrote:
>>> Java's dominance isn't my opinion, it just is.
>> Your arguments are sensible, but there's one thing I don't understand: 
>> why is it important to you to defend Java?  You're obviously a capable 
>> coder and designer, and you'd be proficient in plenty other languages. 
>> Your future hardly depends on Java.  So again, why is Java so important 
>> to you?
> 
> I like a good debate as much as anyone.  But I just want to make sure we
> don't attack anyone personally.  I love to argue about points, and
> sometimes I do inadvertently attack someone personally, and for that I
> apologize Bryan.

Did you interpret my question as an attack?  It was intended as an 
unloaded, unbiased question, even given with a sincere compliment.  It 
is difficult to phrase it in a non-personal way, but I believe the 
question is important, and I certainly won't attack Bryan no matter how 
he answers.

Shane




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