Unix must have a stable, fast Java VM

Kohler Markus kohlerm at betze.bbn.hp.com
Tue Apr 15 23:26:52 PDT 1997

Joaquin wrote:
> >
> > Another option maybe porting kaffe to  Berlin another advanced light
> > weight interface for Linux (http://veda.synet.net/numan/berlin/ ).
> >
> Does this technology extend beyond Intel hardware and the Linux OS?  

Since it depends an ggi the Generic Graphical interface which is
currently only available for Linux it may not easily extend beyond the
Linux OS. 
But why should one use another OS ;-)

> not, then this kinda of defeats the purpose of portability and Java
> altogether.

I don't think it does. 
One of the main advantages of Java is that it's rather easy
to develop crossplatform GUI's. 

It doesnt' matter if you use Windows or Motif, or a Mac, so why should
it matter if one uses Berlin ?


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