Academics slam Java

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Fri Jan 11 09:10:28 MST 2008

On 11 Jan 2008, at 08:24, Carl Youngblood wrote:

> Based merely on your description, sounds like what these guys want to
> be are some high-paid non-replaceable ivory tower academics.  While I
> agree that some languages are more productive than others, I think it
> would be naive to claim that these aspects of languages are the main
> causes of poor software quality and software project failures.

Agreed.  Why is the blame always laid squarely on the programming  
languages and not on the programmers or those who teach the languages?

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