Re: Big Science Needs Your Idle Cycles

Colin L. Hildinger (
Sun, 22 Jun 97 22:29:15 -0500

On Sun, 22 Jun 1997 22:58:01 -0400, Arvin Meyer wrote:

>I agree,
>I know you guys think that NT and MS in general are more smoke than
>substance. I happen to think that productivity is enhanced with their
>products. But, Java code is ridiculous, I'm no great programmer, but I can
>write VB code that runs faster and is more stable than Java. All the Java
>hoopla is unfounded ... it's slow, buggy as hell, and conflicts with lots
>of existing code. Essentially it really proves the adage "Jack of all
>trades, Master of none"

Actually, I agree for the most part. It is, however, getting better
and it does have some good application/characteristics for some

I don't think distributed computing is one of them.

Colin L. Hildinger

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