Low Level Language Suggestions: OT

Victor Subervi victorsubervi at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 09:14:29 PST 2007

Yuck. Steering clear of Java ...

On Dec 31, 2007 1:05 PM, Erich Dollansky <oceanare at pacific.net.sg> wrote:

> Hi,
> Victor Subervi wrote:
> >> Good point. Most legacy s/w is in C++. I'm assuming from lack of
> comment
> >> that C# is as yet an unborn language ;)
> there is another very simple problem with languages like C# or Java.
> In the case of C, it is the developers machine which has to have the
> proper software installed to compile it.
> Java need the proper run-time and so the byte compiler installed on
> every client machine. If you run into a very specific problem with the
> byte-compiler, you have to have a specific version installed on all
> clients.
> In case of C, you can do a static link to minimise this impact.
> Erich

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