• Subject: Re: Everyone is doing Java
  • From: "David Prowak" <prowakd@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 08:29:58 -0400

See http://www.midrangecomputing.com/mc/articles/9910NTAnDenoncourt.pdf
for more Java fanfare.
----- Original Message -----
From: Pete Massiello <pmassiello@os-solutions.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 1999 4:51 PM
Subject: Everyone is doing Java


> This was in the Newswire/400 today (see below).  It is perhaps the best
example
> of the number of people using Java.  Java right now is like the old joke
on
> Teenage Sex (Everyone says they are doing it, but very few actually are,
those
> that are are doing it are doing it incorrectly, and no one is doing it
> well....you get the idea, I don't have the joke exact, but the idea is
there).
> Jon's  Java quote is the best and probably only true thing about Java that
I have
> heard all year long.  All I hear from IBM is Java, Java, Java.  I think it
is a
> great Language, based upon a great concept of hardware independence, but
not
> everyone is doing it.
>
> OUT OF CONTECT: MISALLOCATION OF RESOURCES?
> "Rochester is spending 95 percent of its resources to please the 5
> percent of its customers who use Java. And it's spending the other 5
> percent of its resources to please 95 percent of its customers,
> because 95 percent of its customers depend on RPG."
> -- Jon Paris, RPG guru, HAL North America
>
>
> Pete Massiello
> OS Solutions International
> Phone: (203)-744-7854  Ext 11.
> http://www.os-solutions.com
> mailto:pmassiello@os-solutions.com
>
>
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