On Sunday 11 July 2004 10:58 pm, David Masover wrote: > | not sure my archives even go back that far, but the basis for > | choosing Java should be obvious; platform independence and a > | rich API that comes standard with the language. > > As a purely academic argument, Parrot and .NET both do those things now, > and an API doesn't seem like it'd help that much with Freenet. It's not > the interface that's broken.
So in 1999 what should have been chosen? Neither Parrot nor .NET were even around. Parrot itself is another virtual machine, being used for Perl6. And .NET is currently Microsoft specific, the GNU implementation Mono still far enough behind to be considered a stable platform on Unix, or even Windows itself. -- Jay Oliveri GnuPG ID: 0x5AA5DD54 FCPTools Maintainer www.sf.net/users/joliveri _______________________________________________ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://dodo.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]