On 28 Jun 00, at 15:57, Mark Fallon wrote:
> Well yes and no. D-Flat (musically equivalent)
Only in an equal-tempered scale. (http://www.mcn.net/~jimloy/scale.html)
> does have some similarities to Java and it is heavily rumoured that it
> is the "cool" project. But if you look at the initial language
> specification you will notice it is missing a number of things before it
> can compete with Java, the two biggest being platform independence and a
> security model. It is closer to being a combination of C++ and VB.
Both typical omissions from that particular company. The secutiy model
will probably be wedged in round about V2.x, but I can't see platform
independence being anything they're going to worry about for the moment.
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