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  A Visual J# .NET Primer
Subject:   Enterprise or Not? (was you're kidding!)
Date:   2001-10-17 08:15:18
From:   cfrye
Response to: Enterprise or Not? (was you're kidding!)

I agree with your "question of the hour". The point is not whether J# is Java 2 or not. The point is - is J# a viable entry point into the .NET platform for people who prefer a Java-like syntax.

If we want to compare anything with Java 2, we should compare Java 2 to .NET as a whole (more precisely the ".NET Framework").

P.S. Even as a self-described J2EE bigot, I am having difficulty maintaining that position in light of some initial experimentation I am doing with the .NET Framework. I am having a lot of trouble finding fault with the .NET Framework conceptually.