Re: Java binaries

Eric A Schweitz (
Wed, 15 May 1996 08:41:48 -0400 (EDT)

Albert Cahalan uttered:
> > 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.
> >
> > Ulrich
> Java is an executable format.
> Java may become a way to distribute programs for unix, at least
> the programs that are not performance critical. Someone is planning
> to make the Java VM a target for gcc even

Cool. Linux is too fast anyway. A distribution with Java binaries
would help bring back the good old days of DOS on the 8088. (Or even
the good old P-machine on the 8080.) :-)