• Subject: Re: What makes Java so special?
  • From: "Walden Leverich" <walden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 08:42:51 -0500


-----Original Message-----
From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@commsoft.net>
To: JAVA400-L@midrange.com <JAVA400-L@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, December 01, 1997 12:33 PM
Subject: Re: What makes Java so special?
<snip>
>>I gotta be honest, I don't see what OO design in the client has to do with
>>the server's interface. What if the server was written by a maniac and the
>>interface is cumbersome and confusing?
>
>The client interface cannot exist without the server interface.  (I can't
write the
>client to use data queues and the server to use ODBC and "parameter"
>files...)  What's the benefit of writing a great OO client and not writing
an
>equally great server interface?   (The "what-if" is a bit farfetched...)

Farfetched? Ha!! Have you looked at your Windows API recently. I would lay
good money they were "written by a maniac and the interface is cumbersome
and confusing" <BG>

-Walden

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