Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Why Java is Un-Cool (Debunked?)

As I mentioned elsewhere Paul Graham's recent keynote at OSCON got a lot of attention, not all of it positive. The Java Developer's Journal have published a rebuttal, although I'm not convinced they've actually read Paul's Great Hackers essay, or listened to his OSCON keynote. They seem to have totally missed the point of what Paul is trying to say, they don't really address his arguments about the features that "Great Hackers" want in a language. Oh well, never mind...