Hah... I think there's only one "good" book on Java... "Java in a
Nutshell" and it is not 800 pages!
> In all honesty, I believe the single biggest reason for the phenomena
> addressed above (Hypercard, early Java) is that without proper
> distribution, they are simply toys. No real business application
> exists as a purely local app, or applet. That's why the only stuff
> produced with such tools (throw OpenDoc in the mix here) is
> toys & trinkets. Once we get a real distribution model in place,
> (and no, JEDI doesn't count), let's see what happens then.
Seriously. I have 4 Java applications (NOT bonehead applets) and I am
doing some major head banging trying to optimize them with no great
success. Damn browser based JIT/JVMs from Symantec, Borland, Apple and
M$ are _all_ shitty. As far as Sun is concerned, show me the JIT/JVM!
As JoeK said once to me, Java is great but... (JoeK, fill in the
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