this is probably a little touchy to ask...

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri Sep 10 13:46:58 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Jules" == Jules Gilbert <jules.stocks at> writes:

Jules> Look, I'm just a user.  I'm not a Java developer, not a language
Jules> developer, not a run-time specialist.  But folks, we got problems!  I
Jules> say this because it's becoming really hard to make Java run on a
Jules> browser.

And that's why I challenged you as to "why".  We needed Java to run in
the browser back before we had cross-platform DHTML widgets.  But with
HTML5 around the corner, I've got to again ask, "why Java"?

Java had its day.  Time to move on.

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