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Google Backs Out of JavaOne 344

snydeq writes "Citing concerns about Oracle's lawsuit against it, Google has backed out of the upcoming JavaOne conference. 'Oracle's recent lawsuit against Google and open source has made it impossible for us to freely share our thoughts about the future of Java and open source generally,' Google's Joshua Bloch said in a blog post. The move may signal eventual fragmentation for Java, with Google conceivably splintering off the Java-like language it uses for Android."
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Google Backs Out of JavaOne

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 28, 2010 @09:06AM (#33402524)

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  • Re:!Good (Score:5, Funny)

    by kevinNCSU ( 1531307 ) on Saturday August 28, 2010 @10:31AM (#33402970)
    Ah yes, C is good for domain-specific solutions but it doesn't adequately address the issue of multiple inheritance out of the box. (reference [qwantz.com])
  • Re:!Good (Score:3, Funny)

    by Rockoon ( 1252108 ) on Sunday August 29, 2010 @09:20AM (#33408414)

    I'm not confusing lack of features (abstractions) with low level - abstractions are exactly what makes a language high level. Yes, C making you reference memory directly makes it low level. High level languages take you far, far away from such interactions.

    Pointers are an abstraction

    Apparently you didnt fucking know this, but C is a programming language defined by a standardized abstract machine which itself was tailored specifically for the purposes of abstracting operating system memory management.

    Furthermore, C does not 'make' you reference memory directly. C 'allows' you to reference memory directly.

    Did you not realize that BASIC qualifies as 'low level' under your definition of direct memory referencing I guess its PEEK and POKE for the win, eh?

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