Raising Java-induced over-engineering to a new level

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 09:19:24 MDT 2007

On 7/14/07, Michael Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> Of course we all know Java is renowned for lending itself well to
> over-engineering and pattern abuse.  This little clip is amazing!
> Without comments it's still a little under 100 lines of code!  To top it
> off, it's not even thread safe they tell me.
> If I got paid by the lines of code I'd switch to Java for sure. :)

You're that full of venom towards Java that you can't spot an obvious
joke when you see one?  This program does the same as the following in

public class Main {
  public static void main(String... args) {
    System.out.println("Hello World");

It's called satire.  Look into it.


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