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Srinivas Redd
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Joined: Mar 23, 2006
Posts: 17
Hi ,


Can anybody help in clearing my doubt... ?

Assume I am using a device, x ,which uses older version of java which is conected to a device, y, which uses new version of java. Will they be able to communicate ???

If yes , How is it possible ???

Thanks in advance.
Srinivas.


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Deepak Bala
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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What is device X and Y ? How are they going to communicate ? ( Network ?, serial port ?,USB ?, IR ?, carrier pigeons ? )


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Srinivas Redd
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Joined: Mar 23, 2006
Posts: 17
Hi ,

Thanks for reply.

My concentration is not on devices...

I just like to know if devices of different versions can communicate ???

either thru network or USB ,etc..


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Yes, of course. Java programs (any version) can communicate with any other programs using many different means. A Java program can communicate with a C++ program, a Smalltalk program, a Python program, etc, etc. using a thousand different mechanisms.


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