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SubjectRe: [OT] Threads, inelegance, and Java
Rob Landley <> writes:

> > However, the very concept of Java encourages not caring about
> > "performance, system-design or any elegance whatsoever".
> The same arguments were made 30 years ago about writing the OS in a high
> level language like C rather than in raw assembly.

30 years ago we didn't have C compilers that produce better code than
you can write by hand. ;)

Adam Sampson <> <URL:>
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