Improving Java for Linux

James Cooper pixel at
Thu Nov 6 15:04:07 PST 1997

> First, any free tools that actively avoided the java.* API would be
> virtually useless to me.
> Second, I'm a veteran of the Unix wars of the '80s so I've watched one
> great technology Balkanize itself into obscurity.  I really don't want
> to have that happen to Java, since it'd probably be another decade or so
> before something else got up enough momentum to replace it.
> In other words, I think a big gaping hole in the API is better than
> a non-portable hack.

I really agree.  It seems one of Java's core strength's is its
portability, so re-implementing the java.* packages seems a requirement.  

How is this effort being organized?


-- James

                              James Paul Cooper
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