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Subject:   Good article but...
Date:   2005-11-05 02:26:15
From:   Eldav
Response to: Good article but...

And it is open source.

Fine ! The problem is, Java isn't... Practically, this means that 1) you can't get Java to run natively on certain platforms (*BSD for amd64) and 2) you can't be assured that Sun won't revoke its license for a currently supported platform (read "the Java Trap" by Richard Stallman)