Suitability (of Java)

Don Smith dss-lfs at
Thu Apr 1 22:34:17 PST 2004

Adrian Fisher wrote:

> Wasn't it re-written though so that it became a fully fledged and 
> general purpose language?
> A

It's still an interpreted language (byte codes instead of text but still 
interpreted) which means it's at least half the speed of a compiled 

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