portability, java and Apple

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Thu Jan 26 18:15:37 UTC 2006

Spotted a note on wired.com about the powerPC-intel transition;
"Java-based applications compiled for PowerPC chips are broken, such  
as file-sharing client LimeWire; and so are any appli..."
Um, pardon me but wasn't java supposed to be portable? Yes, I  
understand that this is at least partly to do with the JNI nonsense  
but really - does no one ever learn?

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