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James Gosling on OS X

Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63037

The following has been making the rounds. In it James Gosling flames a deserving troll, them expounds on his thoughts on OS X/Java.
When the authorization box pops up, use 'archives' and 'archives'.
I just wish he would have proof-read his reply before sending it off. His last sentence would have had much more impact without the typo.

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Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
Posts: 4012
Cool enough to quote directly, don't you think bear? Here it is, straight from "jag"'s post:

I use the MAC because it's a great platform. One of the nice things about developing in Java on the MAC is that you get to develop on a lovely machine, but you don't cut yourself off from deploying on other platforms. It's a fast and easy platform to develop on. Rock solid. I never reboot my machine... Really! Opening and closing the lid on a Powerbook actually works. The machine is up and running instantly when you open it up. No viruses. Great UI. All the Java tools work here: NetBeans and JEdit are the ones I use most. I tend to think of OSX and Linux with QA and Taste.

You've made my day: I've been using the same code editor as James Gosling.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63037

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I agree. Here's the link:
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