Douglas Livingstone wrote:

>I don't speak Java, so I don't know what the best answer to the
>original challange was; perhaps someone can help me out?
>
public class test {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    String a = "a string", b = "another one", c = a +  b;
    System.out.println(c);
  }
}

Xah Lee usually talks about things, he doesn't understand. He's also 
unable to learn anything new, from the explanations he receives. There 
are many reasons to criticize Java, but it's unlikely that Xah will ever 
come up with any of them.

-- 
Florian Frank