WEB FEATURE: MICROSOFT JUMPS THE JAVA SHIP, WHILE IBM STAYS THE COURSE http://www.as400network.com/news/nwn/story.cfm?ID=9392 Microsoft announced plans to help programmers migrate from Java to the Microsoft .Net platform, making the "write once, run anywhere" ideal seem unlikely. Still, IBM doesn't plan to back away from the standard -- it's Java as usual. "While Java will continue to run on the Windows platform and other vendors like IBM can deliver product replacements for the Java development tools that Microsoft might have built ===> as with DOS: "DOS ain't done until Lotus won't run" "Windoze ain't done until Java won't run" But IBM plans to stay the course with Java: "From an iSeries perspective, not for a heartbeat are we going to deviate from the Java plan that's laid out" ===> yeah, just as with OS/2, OV, V3R2 ... +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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