Re: Some more thoughts on Java vs Mono debate

On Maw, 2004-03-30 at 17:13, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 10:42, Trent Lloyd wrote:
> > It should be noted any windows compatibility stuff (like the WINE
> > Windows.Forms implementation) would only run on x86
> Why?  WineLib runs on a lot more than x86.

Qemu will run wine including x86 code blocks on ppc now and more
platforms coming.

> Things like speeding up the underlying toolkit/libraries or application
> algorithms are going to have a much, much higher impact on performance
> than *any* core-level language stuff.  The slowdowns from a poor
> language implementation are pretty much unnoticeable in a GUI

Thats what the Microkernel people said. Then when people fixed the
algorithms on both sides they lost.

> People who go complain that "Java/C# are too slow" and don't mind at all
> when Python is proposed need to stop and think for a minute.

Its about where it is used I guess.

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