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    SubjectJava and Flam^H^H^H^H AIO (was: aio)
    On December 23, 2001 06:46 am, Bill Huey wrote:
    > On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 05:28:36PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > > Precisely, in fact. Anyone who can say that Java is going to be
    > > > relevant in a few years time, with a straight face, is only kidding
    > > > themselves.
    > >
    > > Oh it'll be very relevant. Its leaking into all sorts of embedded uses,
    > > from Digital TV to smartcards. Its still useless for serious high end
    > > work an likely to stay so.
    > >
    > > > Java is not something to justify a new kernel feature, that is for
    > > > certain.
    > >
    > > There we agree. Things like the current asynch/thread mess in java are
    > > partly poor design of language and greatly stupid design of JVM.
    > It's not the fault of the JVM runtime nor the the language per se since
    > both are excellent. The blame should instead be placed on the political
    > process within Sun, which has created a lag in getting a decent IO event
    > model/system available in the form of an API.

    Hey wait, it can't be so. Sun apparently uses a boot camp system to
    guarantee that every project finishes on time, every time.

    * daniel ducks and runs


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