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Re: Java

"PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

  PP> [2] Why doesn't it have a concept of "current directory". 

What would the current directory be on a device with (effectively) no
user-writable storage, say, a cellphone or a set-top box?

--- Vladimir

Vladimir G. Ivanovic                        http://leonora.org/~vladimir
2770 Cowper St.                                         vladimir@acm.org
Palo Alto, CA 94306-2447                                 +1 650 678 8014

  PP> In general, why is programmer convenience (aka "productivity") such a
  PP> low priority?

  PP>  5. What is "100% Java"? Linguistic cleansing?

  PP>  Paul Prescod

  PP> [1]
  PP> http://www.mail-archive.com/oro-user@jakarta.apache.org/msg00009.html
  PP> [2]
  PP> http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/javaqa/2001-07/01-qa-0706-env.html
  PP> [3] http://www.devx.com/free/tips/tipview.asp?content_id=2533
  PP> [4] http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/1.1/docs/api/java.lang.String.html