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RE: Subversion/Eclipse Performance on Windows

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 10:44:11 -0500

> For the case of Java, however, Microsoft was actually very friendly to
> the technology (for awhile). Their Java compiler and VM for Windows
> were the fastest around. But this was in the 1990s, and Microsoft's
> attitude toward Java has changed considerably since then.

IIRC Sun didn't want MS shipping a JVM... especially one superior to the
one Sun shipped. Nor did they want MS shipping a Java IDE which is why
J++ was dropped. Sun's complaint was that if you used J++ apps wouldn't
be cross platform which was only true if you used the Windows API

But, if Java is slow or bad on Windows it is only Sun's fault and not



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