Sun's HotSpot

Steve Dekorte steve at
Fri Oct 9 18:38:22 UTC 1998

<Ian.Piumarta at> wrote:
> It's the main reason why I infuriate my
> boss by refusing point-blank to do any (distributed systems) research
> prototyping whatsoever in Java.  The only languages that I've had positive
> experiences with in this area are Smalltalk and Objective C

I've had the same experience and also refuse to do DO with languages that don't
support forwarding. Likewise, I wouldn't consider writing a visual programming
environment in a class based language. Both are situations where the inflexibility
of the language result in the developer either writing a language on top of a
language or realizing what a miserable hack that is and looking for a better 


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