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    SubjectRe: [OT] Threads, inelegance, and Java
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    Rob Landley <landley@webofficenow.com> 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. ;)

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    Adam Sampson <azz@gnu.org> <URL:http://azz.us-lot.org/>
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