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From: Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 11:09:07 +1100
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Ben Brosgol wrote:
>   Nevertheless the
> language's very high degree of portability and safety (more than Ada's in
> fact)

I will believe that Java is more portable than Ada,
so long as there is a JVM for the platform of interest,
but safer?
E.g. there are no run time value range checks.

Most Java checking was put in there for security, not safety,