• Subject: RE: Re[2]: IBM pushing Java
  • From: Tim McCarthy <TimM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 12:06:12 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blair Wyman [SMTP:wyman@VNET.IBM.COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 10:00 AM
> To:   'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject:      Re: Re[2]: IBM pushing Java
        >IMHO, adding "new enhancements" to "old code that does the job"
can be
        >fraught with peril.

        But rewriting old code that does the job can be fraught with
bugs. In this debate, rewrite Vs patch, we always underestimate the
number of "undocumented features" we'll inevitably introduce.

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