Re: [Lust/Greed/Envy] Sun and iPlanet Unleash Ultimate Software Development Platform

Date: Sat Mar 03 2001 - 00:17:08 PST

"Adam Rifkin" <Adam@KnowNow.Com> writes:
> Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet...

My reading of this: it's a $3500 development workstation (more or less
equivalent to a $1500 Linux PC) that gives you everything you'd want
to develop a web site, except a high-level language, a database, and a
deployment license. Apparently they expect you to develop your
server-side software in C, C++, Fortran, or Java. And it doesn't even
come with Emacs.

What's so sweet about that? It sounds pathetic.

If I couldn't say anything nice about it, I wouldn't say anything at
all, so I'll say this: I'll bet it's more convenient for Java
developers that don't use Emacs, because the JDK already comes
preinstalled, and it presumably has a much better Fortran compiler
than g77. So if you want to develop your Web applications in Fortran,
this is the machine for you. (Either that or buy an Absoft license
for your Linux box.)

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