"Guillaume Marcais" <guslist / free.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:1077926051.27396.5.camel / comp...
> There are a few nice sentences about the greatness of Java in the
> article that made me smile. Including the following:
>
> "Non-Java application developers will have a chance to be exposed with
> Java technologies while developing in their favorate langauges, and
> possibly upgrade themselves to Java programming."
>
> Aheum... I don't necessarly see how switching to Java is an "upgrade"...

It depends from where you come.  I'd regard it an upgrage for these
languages:

machine code
C
C++
....

> Anyway, it could be interesting to have an easy and performant way to
> access Java libraries.

Yep.  Or even run Ruby on the Java VM.

    robert