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Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 5 Sep 2001 15:37:21 -0400
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Wes et al,
> One thing I find amusing (in view of Java's alleged
> goal in life) is how often I hear of some hot new
> product in Java with "system requirements" listing
> a particular version of Windows.  Once or twice,
> I thought "maybe that's a mistake from marketing
> and it really is portable."  Each time, I found
> that it was not.
> --
> Wes Groleau
Remember "Java: write it once, run it anywhere."

Then later "Java: write it once, debug it everywhere."

Now I guess it's "Java: write it once, run it under Windows."

This industry find it pretty hard to do anything meaningfully

Mike Feldman