Re: Java and the FSSTND

lilo (
Mon, 13 May 1996 23:29:18 -0500 (CDT)

On Mon, 13 May 1996, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> I really like the Java idea, because we can add in the very same way
> directly executable LISP code
> automagically displaying PostScript (via ghostscript)
> ..what else..?
> I always thought Java is somthing inside the HTTP world, but now it's
> in the OS. Please ignore my ironic message, but I always thought the
> kernel is policy-free.

If you eliminated binary execution formats from the kernel, no applications
would run.

So it's maybe not that simple a thing.

Hmmm, native postscript and FORTH....neat :)

Native LISP?? Wait, let's use elisp, then RMS could call Linux
`Lignux'....wait, never mind. It's been done. :) :)