[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 26 21:37:40 CDT 2004

On Apr 26, 2004, at 8:51 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>> Wow.  If I'd had made such an close-minded rant about PCs or Linux, 
>> I'd
>> probably be flamed off the list.
> Damn, whatever.  It wasn't a rant or at all close-minded.  I at first
> was going to label you and Dave that way, but I don't really think 
> that.
> For what it is worth, I don't hate Java.  I find the basics of it are
> fine, and I like the idea.  It's mostly the class libraries that have
> come out of the project that I don't like.

   On that point, I must agree.  The standard platform is FAR FAR FAR 
too large.  It redefines the term "bloat".

> It seems that writing really fast Java code means avoiding an awful lot
> of the foundation libraries, which is the major point of Java to most
> Java projects I've used.

   ...which is why, when people hear "Java", they think "slow".  It's 


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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