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Re: refactoring when using CVS

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: refactoring when using CVS
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:48:11 -0800 (PST)

--- "Greg A. Woods" <address@hidden> wrote:
> So Java is worse than C.  We knew that already.  It
> takes more man-hours
> to write, results in more lines of code, runs on
> fewer platforms,
> generally runs a lot slower, sometimes even slower
> than the equivalent
> perl code, isn't as secure as its proponents would
> have us believe, and
> lastly and "leastly" most/many/all? of the common
> so-called java
> development environments make attrocious use of the
> filesystem.  It's
> all totally irrelevant to what I said.
> > Haven't you encouraged doing moves/renames as a
> > separate checkin from code changes?  Or have I
> > misunderstood?
> Your missing the point so completely I don't even
> know where to try to
> pull to get you back on track.

>From what I gather from your post, your point is
never, ever use Java (opt for C instead) and use CVS.

Really, Greg, both Java and C/C++ have their merits. 
I would never use Java where the others were
appropriate and vice versa.


Other than theoretical attacks found by acadamecians
(that I think were later fixed) and possibly holes
within Visual J++, I haven't heard of any
insecurities, can you point me to a site, please?

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